Sauvignon Blanc "En Haut du Moulin," Dom. des Cognettes - 2015

Item # 29411 750mL
$11.96 $8.96 / Single Bottle
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$143.52 $96.77/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

A fresh and zippy Sauvignon Blanc that's a match for French Loire purists. From young vines, this wine displays a tart and watery palate, with mineraled acidity and herbal tones. Serve with delicate white fish, shellfish appetizers, light soups, and young cheeses.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Loire

There’s a lot to remember when it comes to the Loire. Novices, take note: Cabernet Franc is a great alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon, Muscadet is unparalleled as a companion to shellfish, and Cour Cheverny is the best white wine appellation you’ve never heard of. As diverse as Loire wines are, one day soon you'll know your Melon de Bourgogne from your Romorantin.

Sauvignon Blanc

Few varietals have spawned as bizarre a list of descriptors as Sauvignon Blanc. Believe it or not, “cat pee” is in fact a complimentary tasting note, associated with some of the best bottlings. (It’s a somewhat odd way of pointing out herbaceousness in the wine.) Cat pee aside, Sauvignon Blanc (sometimes called "Fumé Blanc" in California) is a bit of a chameleon in terms of style, and quite...

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