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Domaine Cailbourdin A. Pouilly-Fumé Cuvée de Boisfleury 2010

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The special terroir of this plateau, a mixture of silica sand and limestone, brings a vivacity to this cuvee and a freshness that is appreciated in our wines when young. Aromas are very expressive from the very first year and are essentially fruity citrus (grapefruit), passion fruit, as well as floral (rose petals and white flowers). This young vineyard bestows Cuvée de Boisfleury with a light structure that marries easily with many meals: fish and seafood of course, but it is equally delicious with white meats and certain cured meats and also makes a delightful aperitif. Cuvée de Boisfleury is an easy to drink Pouilly-Fumé, fruity, elegant and beautifully feminine.

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Domaine A. Cailbourdin:
The estate was created in 1980 and today it is comprised of 16 hectares (approximately 40 acres) of vines planted in some of the best Pouilly-Fumé slopes. About half of the vines are "vieilles vignes" or old vines; the other half are vines planted since 1980. Grapes grown on the different slopes are vinified separately, thus permitting the production of four different cuvees, each representing... Read more
The estate was created in 1980 and today it is comprised of 16 hectares (approximately 40 acres) of vines planted in some of the best Pouilly-Fumé slopes. About half of the vines are "vieilles vignes" or old vines; the other half are vines planted since 1980. Grapes grown on the different slopes are vinified separately, thus permitting the production of four different cuvees, each representing a distinctive terroir and aromatic expression. Our constant concern for quality is evident throughout the entire winemaking process, from the vineyard to the cellar. Our guiding principle is to bring forth the quality and diversity of the terroir. Our work methods described in the following pages attest to this aspiration. A wine can only be great if it has the mineral support of a quality terroir. The art of the winemaking profession consists of giving the grapes all the possible chances to reveal their qualities Read less

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Snooth User: zufrieden
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02/05/2012

This highly regarded wine has lemon grass, a touch of acridness and sour pineapple on the nose - perhaps indicating the Loire Valley provenance of the wine. There is clean Sauvignon Blanc acidity with good mineral (almost gun flint) notes making this an elegant food wine. A pleasant sour pineapple flavor hits mid-palate, and there are also a few grassy elements poking through here and there. Recommended for seafood. If you can wait, there is sufficient pH for aging a few more years. Very well made.



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The special terroir of this plateau, a mixture of silica sand and limestone, brings a vivacity to this cuvee and a freshness that is appreciated in our wines when young. Aromas are very expressive from the very first year and are essentially fruity citrus (grapefruit), passion fruit, as well as floral (rose petals and white flowers). This young vineyard bestows Cuvée de Boisfleury with a light structure that marries easily with many meals: fish and seafood of course, but it is equally delicious with white meats and certain cured meats and also makes a delightful aperitif. Cuvée de Boisfleury is an easy to drink Pouilly-Fumé, fruity, elegant and beautifully feminine.

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