Domaine Andre Neveu Sancerre Rouge le Grand Fricambault 2011

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The most perplexing wine I've tasted in years, this Sancerre pinot is probably a genuine expression of its locale but I found the experience overwhelming and grating--most likely I'm too taken with Burgundians. So please take this low rating with a boulder of salt. I can't say I'll be trying another red Sancerre: though this was admittedly my first.

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Andre:
André is an iconic brand of American sparkling wine that has been produced by E. & J. Gallo in California since the mid 1960s. The wine was first created to introduce Americans to affordable sparkling wines in an effort to compete with imported Champagne. In fact, André is one of the wines that gave the Champagne district in France impetus to brand themselves, declaring anyt... Read more
André is an iconic brand of American sparkling wine that has been produced by E. & J. Gallo in California since the mid 1960s. The wine was first created to introduce Americans to affordable sparkling wines in an effort to compete with imported Champagne. In fact, André is one of the wines that gave the Champagne district in France impetus to brand themselves, declaring anything other than sparkling wine made in Champagne is just sparkling wine. That said, André remains a popular alternative, and since its inception is now available in a wide variety of styles including rosé and from dry to sweet.  Read less

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Vintage: 2006 11/05/2009

The most perplexing wine I've tasted in years, this Sancerre pinot is probably a genuine expression of its locale but I found the experience overwhelming and grating--most likely I'm too taken with Burgundians. So please take this low rating with a boulder of salt. I can't say I'll be trying another red Sancerre: though this was admittedly my first.



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