Balland Estate

Following a long lineage of wine growers, Jean-Paul and Magali have, since forty years, patiently developed the familial estate. Now they are cultivating 24 hectares of Sancerre appellation (20 hectares of Sauvignon Blanc grapes; 4 hectares of Pinot Noir).
Their two daughters, Isabelle and Elise have now rejoined them in the midst of the society, which stays familial.

Jean-Paul is always passionately and actively charged of the vineyard. Isabelle, oenologist and cellar master is responsable of winemaking process. Jean-Paul progressively shared his experience and his know how. Elise, is in charge of administrative work and trade relationship.

Together, we give at the vines and the wines constant cares where blend: modernism, follow and respect of traditions, to obtain finesse and typicity.

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Balland Sancerre Rose 2016
"The light rose coloured with a silver appearance tantalizes the taste buds beautifully intensity in shades of ancient rose. The initial impression on the nose is one of discreet intensity with fragrances o fruit (currant and blackcurrant). Upon aeration beautiful evolution to delicate palette of

Balland Sancerre Blanc 2014
91  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 91"This is a tight, textured and fruity wine. With a great mineral texture and steely structure, it is a wine for some aging. Lemon and pink grapefruit flavors sheer through the texture, still waiting to balance. From 2017 it will be a fine wine." ~Winery Notes

Balland Sancerre Rouge 2014
"Beautiful attack on an acidity that brings the complexity of red fruits. Fine and tight structure with notes of pepper and cinnamon. The structure is wrapped in elegant tannins of Pinot Black of perfect maturity." ~Winery Notes