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2015 sancerre la pente, emile balland, magnum
This tiny 6.5 hectare domaine in the Loire was started by Emile Balland in 1999. The Ballands have been making wines in the Loire since 1650 and his father was instrumental in achieving recognition for the young AOC Coteaux du Giennois in the 1980s.The La Pente is a first class Sancerre and the pinnacle of Emile' production. It comes from vines are grown on Emile's finest sites in teh limestone soil of Beauregard, and he only uses the first juice from the pressing is used. After a careful fermentation, the wine is matured for large barrels for 18 months to develop complexityWonderful, textured Sancerre showing restrained tropical fruits, fine minerality and a wonderful length on the finish. We are thrilled to have got our hands on a few magnums of this stunning wine.
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2017 pouilly fume ‘les demoiselles’, domaine henri bourgeois
The wines from Domaine Henri Bourgeois display the complex chalky and flinty terroir of Chavignol and are a delight once they take on a bit of bottle age. The 'Les Demoiselles' is made from select Sauvignon grapes from Saint-Laurent, the site of the first vines planted in Pouilly-Fume. 85% is fermented in stainless steel with the remainder fermented in oak from the Troncais forest. Aged on fine lees for seven months, this classy wine is losing some of it's up front,classic Sauvignon fruit and showing it's complex, woody notes with quince and pear fruit and an underlying flintiness.
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2018 pouilly fume, domaine lebrun
Laurent Lebrun was trained as a winemaker at Montpellier, spent his formative years training in Australia and then returned to France to take up the position of General Manager and Head Winemaker at Château Olivier, Grand Cru Classé in Bordeaux. He has recently home and become the 6th Generation of Lebrun to run the family estate in Pouilly-Fumé. The estate has a total of 9 hectares on the slopes of St. Andelain and makes classic, flinty wines. Lots of citrus fruits, typical smoky undertones and zingy fresh acidity.
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2018 touraine chenonceaux, clos roussely
Vincent Roussely is the fourth generation of the family to make wines at this beautiful 8 hectare vineyard site in the heart of Chenonceaux on the Cher River. Since 2007 he has farmed his vineyards by hand, machine and horse and as a result has seen the health of his vineyards and grapes have improved immeasurably, which naturally has a direct influence on the wines he produces. Planted mainly to Sauvignon Blanc, the soil is a mixture of clay and limestone with pockets of Silex where his oldest vineyards are situated, many of which are over 80 years old in the case of the cuvee Chenonceaux.
£19.99Out of Stock
2018 vandal sauvignon blanc, marlborough
The 2018 Vandal Sauvignon Blanc is cofermented with oysters which manages to impart a touch of old world minerality sitting beautifully alongside grainy citrus and pear fruit, leading to pithy lemon, lemongrass and a touch of fennel. A beautiful wine provided you don't have a shellfish allergy!
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2019 sancerre la pente, emile balland
This tiny 6.5 hectare domaine in the Loire was started by Emile Balland in 1999. The Ballands have been making wines in the Loire since 1650 and his father was instrumental in achieving recognition for the young AOC Coteaux du Giennois in the 1980s.The La Pente is a first class Sancerre and the pinnacle of Emile' production. It comes from vines are grown on Emile's finest sites in the limestone soil of Beauregard, and he only uses the first juice from the pressing is used. After a careful fermentation, the wine is matured for large barrels for 18 months to develop complexityWonderful, textured Sancerre showing restrained tropical fruits, fine minerality and a wonderful length on the finish.
£39.95Out of Stock
2019 sauvignon blanc, chatelain desjacques, vin de france
The Sauvignon Blanc, Chatelain Desjacques is great value, easy drinking Sauvignon from the Loire offering plenty of varietal character, clean fresh fruit and crisp acidity on the finish. Terrific everyday white for lovers of restrained, easy going Sauvignon.
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2020 a growers touch sauvignon blanc, min & co, riverina
The 2020 A Growers Touch Sauvignon Blanc, Min & Co is a very classic style of Sauvignon showing pungent, herbal tinged gooseberry and bell pepper character underpinned by zesty grapefruit undertones and crisp, clean acidity on the finish.
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2020 classic sauvignon blanc, kwv, western cape
The 2020 Classic Sauvignon Blanc, KWV is elegant and refreshing.This textbook Sauvignon shows plenty of Gooseberry character laced with Guava and Passion fruit. The palate is crisp and refreshing with green apple and chalky minerality leading to a well-balanced finish.
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2020 menetou salon, domaine coquin
We are delighted to welcome back this wonderful Menetou Salon from Domaine Coquin. Planted on south west facing slopes with excellent exposure, the vines are tended with the utmost respect for the environment with ploughing and grass cover limiting the excessive use of chemicals.
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2020 menetou salon, domaine jouan
Domaine Jouan is a family estate with 5 hectares of vines of which 4 are in Sancerre and only 1 in Menetou-Salon. They produce wines which are very typical and this easy going Menetou is a cracking value alternative to Sancerre. Light and crisp with a lovely structure and lots of fresh citrus and stone fruit aromas
£14.95Out of Stock
2020 sancerre blanc, domaine hippolyte reverdy
The very hands on nature of this small Domaine results in wines which are characterful and elegant and a true expression of both grape and region. Vinified slowly in small vats to ensure that the delicate aromas of Sauvignon are preserved, this is a wonderfully elegant expression of Loire Valley Sauvignon which balances fresh cut grass , citrus fruits and delicate minerality perfectly.
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2020 sauvignon blanc, la delizi , doc friuli
The 2020 Sauvignon Blanc, La Delizi has a lovely aromatic take on Sauvignon Blanc, with delicate hints of acacia and nutmeg and crisp, clean acidity. Easy drinking and a nice half way house between the crisp, grassy styles of the Loire and the tropical fruit laden examples from New Zealand.
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2021 awatere river sauvignon blanc, marlborough
The 2021 Awatere River Sauvignon Blanc has distinctive herbaceous aromatics and fresh acidity on the nose that leads to a palate showing perfectly poised stone fruit, passionfruit and citrus with a hint of minerality.
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2021 cap a l’ouest sauvignon, domaine de la bretonniere, igp
Domaine de la Bretonniere have been making wine in the Loire for generations. With an utmost respect for the environment and meticulous attention to detail in the vineyard they are able to produce vibrant, crisp wines with lovely pure fruit and crisp, balanced acidity. The Cap A l'Ouest Sauvignon is a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Sauvignon Gris and has a bright, pale yellow appearance with golden reflections. The intense bouquet of flowers and lychee follow through to the generous palate that manages to be powerful and fruit-forward whilst retaining freshness and zip with long lasting acidity.
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2021 el chivo sauvignon blanc, central valley 75cl
This vineyard is located in the Valle Central in Chile at the foot of the Andes, with a winegrowing area covering 114,000 hectares with very varied soils. A very easy drinking Sauvignon Blanc with typical aromas of gooseberry and citrus fruits, lovely balanced acidity and a crisp clean finish.
£8.75Out of Stock
2021 sancerre croq caillotte, domaine emile balland
The Sancerre Croq Caillotte is a classic example of how it pays dividends to seek out the smaller growers, as this is a top notch, characterful Sancerre showing citrus and apple fruit, perfectly poised minerality and mouth-watering acidity. Classy and offers terrific value for money.
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2021 sauvignon blanc, tindall estate, marlborough
The 2021 Sauvignon Blanc, Tindall Estate is vibrant with powerful aromatic notes of fresh passionfruit and ripe lime over a herbaceous background. The palate is textured and concentrated with exotic fruits and citrus flavours. Well integrated natural acidity leaves a crisp and lengthy finish.
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2021 sauvignon, domaine du haut bourg, val de loire
Domaine du Haut Bourg are primarily Muscadet producers based in the Grandlieu appelation south of Nantes. The brothers Nicholas and Herve also plant a range of other varieties includung Gamay, Sauvignon and Grolleau Gris. The proximity of the Atlantic and also the Lac du Grandlieu to the low lying vineyards allow for an early harvest which helps keep the wines spritely, fresh and characterful.
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2021 snapper rock sauvignon blanc, marlborough
The 2021 Snapper Rock Sauvignon Blanc has a classic, vibrant nose of tropical fruits such as passion fruit that carry through to the palate and are joined by a crisp citrus tinged edge to the mouth watering acidity.
£10.95Out of Stock
2021 two rivers convergence sauvignon blanc, marlborough
The 2021 Two Rivers Convergence Sauvignon Blanc has explosive aromatics of passionfruit, white peach and lime juice that mingle with subtle notes of caper berries and flint. Dry and saline, the distinctive palate has a gravelly texture and a ripe, pure finish.
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2021 v sauvignon blanc, marlborough
The 2021 V Sauvignon Blanc has punchy tropical fruits and hints of lemon pith and fresh lime. The palate is clean and fresh with lively acidity surrounding a core of passionfruit and ripe tropical flavours.
£9.99Out of Stock
goldschatz, oliver zeter, pfalz
The Goldschatz, Oliver Zeter is an unusual dessert wine which is incredibly exotic, with delicate yellow fruit coupled with hints of nougat, chocolate and coffee.
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