Domaine Francois Cotat, Chavignol

Domaine Francois Cotat, Chavignol

Francois Cotat produces idiosyncratic, complex and ageworthy Sancerres from his tiny 3 hectare estate at the heart of the prized Chavignol commune which lies on Kimmeridgian clay and Caillotte soils.

Such is the steepness of the slopes (in the vineyards of Les Monts Damnés, Le Cul de Beaujeu and La Grande Côte) that cultivation is arduous and must be done entirely by hand. The grapes are late-picked for maximum flavour and in the winery, François adopts a very traditional, non-interventionist approach, barrel-fermenting the juice in old demi-muids using natural yeasts.

At times, François' wines have had to be declassified to "simple" Vin de Table status due to a higher level of residual sugar or alcohol than the appellation's rules permit or simply because the local committee find them too atypical.

François racks according to the phases of the moon and the wines develop with age and, in the best vintages, can be cellared for more than 50 years.

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Item Case format   Availability Price per case
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £480.00
BBX
2014 Sancerre, La Grande Côte, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
New To BBX
1 case £360.00
New To BBX
BBX
2015 Sancerre, Les Monts Damnés, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
White
2015
Drink, youthful
Full Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £575.00
BBX
2015 Sancerre, Les Culs de Beaujeu, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £480.00
BBX
2009 Sancerre, Les Monts Damnés, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £388.00
BBX
2017 Sancerre Rosé, Chavignol, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
Rosé
2017
Drink, youthful
Full Bodied
Dry
13.5% Alcohol
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
New To BBX
1 case £360.00
New To BBX
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £450.00
BBX
2017 Sancerre, Les Culs de Beaujeu, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £270.00
BBX
2018 Sancerre, Caillottes, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
White
2018
Drink, youthful
Full Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
2 cases £338.00
BBX
2017 Sancerre, La Grande Côte, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £350.00
BBX
2017 Sancerre, Les Monts Damnés, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
Vinous96-97/100
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BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
New To BBX
1 case £350.00
New To BBX
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £410.00
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £420.00
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2019 Sancerre, Les Monts Damnés, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £300.00
BBX
2020 Sancerre, La Grande Côte, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £250.00
BBX marketplace BBX 3 x 150cl magnums BBX
UK ONLY
1 case £350.00
UK ONLY
BBX
2020 Sancerre, Les Culs de Beaujeu, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
New To BBX
1 case £690.00
New To BBX
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
New To BBX
1 case £745.00
New To BBX
BBX
2013 Sancerre, Cuvée Paul, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
White
2013
Drink, youthful
Full Bodied
Off Dry
14.5% Alcohol
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £315.00
BBX
2020 Sancerre, Caillottes, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
White
2020
Drink, youthful
Full Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
2 cases £200.00
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £230.00
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
3 cases £288.00
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
New To BBX
1 case £298.00
New To BBX
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
New To BBX
1 case £300.00
New To BBX
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2020 Sancerre Rosé, Chavignol, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
Rosé
2020
Drink, youthful
Full Bodied
Dry
15.0% Alcohol
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £220.00
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
New To BBX
1 case £238.00
New To BBX
BBX
2022 Sancerre, Caillottes, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
White
2022
Drink, youthful
Full Bodied
Dry
12.5% Alcohol
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £300.00
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £577.00
BBX
2022 Sancerre, Les Monts Damnés, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £300.00
BBX
2022 Sancerre, Les Culs de Beaujeu, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £448.00
BBX
2022 Sancerre, La Grande Côte, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £320.00
BBX
2016 Sancerre, La Grande Côte, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
UK ONLY
1 case £335.00
UK ONLY
BBX
2020 Sancerre, Les Monts Damnés, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
UK ONLY
1 case £458.00
UK ONLY
BBX
2021 Sancerre, La Grande Côte, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
UK ONLY
1 case £300.00
UK ONLY
BBX
2021 Sancerre Rosé, Chavignol, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
Rosé
2021
Drink, youthful
Full Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
New To BBX UK ONLY
1 case £725.00
New To BBX UK ONLY
BBX
2015 Sancerre, Cuvée Paul, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
White
2015
Drink, youthful
Full Bodied
Off Dry
14.5% Alcohol
BBX marketplace BBX 6 x 75cl bottles BBX
1 case £325.00
BBX
2019 Sancerre, Caillottes, Domaine François Cotat, Loire
White
2019
Drink, youthful
Full Bodied
Dry
13.0% Alcohol