Thibauld Denizot is the 8th generation winemaker at Domaine Denizot. Centered in Verdigny, the estate is 18.5-hectares with vineyard holdings composed of 75% Sauvignon Blanc and 25% Pinot Noir. 65% of the parcels are situated in the commune of Amigny with the remaining 35% divided among Verdigny, Chavignol, Sancerre, and Bue. 90% of the vines are grown in Sancerre on gravel-rich limestone-clay soil (caillotes), producing the most refined, chiseled wines. The Denizot grand cru holdings include parcels in les Bouffants, Côte de l’Épée, and Monts Damnés. The remaining 10% of vines are grown on Terres Blanches soil, which is Kimmeridgian marl that creates richer, more expressive wines.
In Sancerre, the skill of blending is one to achieve, and Thibauld is known as one of the most talented. He farms organically and his interventions are minimal allowing the natural flavors of the grapes to shine.