Federal Wine & Spirits

29 State Street, Boston, MA 02109

2014 Didier Dagueneau Blanc Fume Pur Sang, Silex

The French Press is Enthusiastic
May 31, 2017

 

Louis-Benjamin Dagueneau has been doing an exceptional job of making some of the finest Loire Sauvignon Blancs  since his father's untimely death.

2014 is an excellent vintage in the Loire. This has not yet been reviewed here but the French press is enthusiastic.

Pur Sang

Bettane & Desseauve - "An engine with a lot of horsepower and a deep vibrant trailing finish"  $95 Net

Silex

Revue du Vin de France  - Very pure, starts off with a fresh, saline energy. It belongs to an aromatic universe apart (white flowers tarragon root) . A chiseled toned shapliness encloses real chewiness and vigorous density until the finisah

Bettane & Desseauve The Platonic ideal of Pouilly with a very pure knife edge due to its crystalline resonance.  $128 Net

 

Order by phone at 617.367.8605, or reserve here: order@federalwine.com

 

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           - Len Rothenberg