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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Savory Sauvignon Blanc
August 9, 2017




2014 Goisot St. Bris Exogyra VirgulaOrganicBiodynamic Aroma: white fruit, a touch of honeysuckle, and deeper black fruit ; Mouth: direct forthright well balanced with both fat and minerality; Very Good Plus 22.99; Mixed Case, 20.69; Case, 19.54


2014 Henri Pelle Menetou-Salon Morugues Le Carroir; Aroma: clean rather firm, citrus sliding into melon, creamy; Mouth: fleshy & fruity, bright full acid, with a citric finish, flint; Very Good - Excellent 26.99; Mixed Case, 24.29; Case, 22.94


2016 Claude Riffault Sancerre Les Chasseignes; Aroma: Full very rich very dense thick but with  lean spice; Mouth: Melony very rich ripe fruit, bright acid , a  long complete finish; Very Good - Excellent 32; Mixed Case, 28.8; Case, 27.20


2016 Girard Sancerre Les Monts Damnes; Aroma: light clean, lightly lemony, lightly pretty, fresh, clean; Mouth: light clean lemony, very fresh,, firm acidity, lots of smoky terroir that shows mainly on the finish; Very Good Plus 32; Mixed Case, 28.8; Case, 27.20


2015 Ch de Seuil (Graves); Aroma: light fresh very pretty, guava and melon; Mouth: bright acid juicy clean , clean pretty fine acid, long; Very Good Plus 21; Mixed Case, 18.9; Case, 17.85


2015 Mt Beautiful Sauvignon Blanc; Aroma: clean sweet rather racy, very pretty, straddles old world & new; Mouth: juicy fresh, more fruit and less herbaceousness than Marlborough; Very Good Plus 21; Mixed Case, 18.9; Case, 17.85


8-9 Sauvignon Blanc Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $266

Instore only 8-9 Sauvignon Blanc Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $141


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