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2014 Vincent Delaporte Sauvignon Blanc "Chavignol"

Winery: Vincent Delaporte

Vintage: 2014

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Chavignol"

Wine Category: Sauvignon Blanc

Grape blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Region: Sancerre

State or country: France

Price: $30

Cases produced: 6,000

KWG Score: 91 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: July 11, 2016

Wine Review: This pale straw colored Sauvignon Blanc from Sancerre is very good. It opens with a mild gooseberry bouquet with hints of wet stone and Anjou pear. On the palate, this wine light bodied and displays some nice brisk acidity. The flavor profile is a tasty tart yellow grapefruit with integrated minerality and ripe lime. I also detected hints of tangerine. The finish is dry and quite refreshing. This Sauvignon Blanc would pair nicely with grilled swordfish skewers. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Pale gold with green hints. Very expressive, intense and complex nose with boxwood, rhubarb, blackcurrant, kiwi fragrances and a light vegetal touch (marigold). The entry is soft and round. Bright freshness on the palate, delicate and lively purity. Well balanced and harmonious, it ends with a clean lingering finish. As a young wine, it is a superb aperitif served at 10 C and a marvelous companion for shellfish.

Organic status: not organic

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