Xavier Flouret French Blonde 2009

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Eye: Brilliant green gold. Nose: Elegant, rich nose, ripe lemon, grapefruit. Palate: Fresh and rich in the mouth with...

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Light and fresh with a strong hint of lemons Read more

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Rich Sauvignon flavors here, the herbaceous element made weighty by the full-on apricot and green plum tastes. There is a tight, steely texture, wi... Read more

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Snooth User: nvansicklen
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3.50 5
06/01/2011

Light and fresh with a strong hint of lemons


External Reviews for Xavier Flouret French Blonde

External Review
11/19/2010

Double Gold Medal Label Series


External Review
08/26/2010

Rich Sauvignon flavors here, the herbaceous element made weighty by the full-on apricot and green plum tastes. There is a tight, steely texture, with powerful acidity well integrated with the fruit. R.V.


Ratings & Tags for Xavier Flouret French Blonde

141861 Snooth User: vrenault
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5.00 5
11/23/2010

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11/23/2010

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718940 Snooth User: lenoxltd
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4.00 5
01/05/2011

Winemaker's Notes:

PRODUCER: Domaine Chatelain WINEMAKER: Vincent Chatelain HISTORY The Chatelain family has been growing vines since 1630 on the slopes of the Loire Valley. The 30-hectare vineyard is now managed by Jean-Claude Chatelain along with his son Vincent. Now the 12th generation, they continue to make wines with passion and respect for the tradition of winemaking. VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION The 20-40 year-old vines, planted at a density of 7,500 vines per hectare, yield 60 Hl / hectare. Fermentation takes place at 18°C over a period of 15 days. Vinification is thermo-regulated in stainless steel tanks. AGEING On the lees for 4 months. No oak ageing, bottled-aged for 2 months in the winery's cellar before it is released.

Tasting Notes:

Eye: Brilliant green gold. Nose: Elegant, rich nose, ripe lemon, grapefruit. Palate: Fresh and rich in the mouth with nice powerful aromas.

PRODUCER: Domaine Chatelain WINEMAKER: Vincent Chatelain HISTORY The Chatelain family has been growing vines since 1630 on the slopes of the Loire Valley. The 30-hectare vineyard is now managed by Jean-Claude Chatelain along with his son Vincent. Now the 12th generation, they continue to make wines with passion and respect for the tradition of winemaking. VITICULTURE & VINIFICATION The 20-40 year-old vines, planted at a density of 7,500 vines per hectare, yield 60 Hl / hectare. Fermentation takes place at 18°C over a period of 15 days. Vinification is thermo-regulated in stainless steel tanks. AGEING On the lees for 4 months. No oak ageing, bottled-aged for 2 months in the winery's cellar before it is released.

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Closure: Cork

Chemical Analysis:

Alcohol: 12.5%
Sugar: 1.5 grams per liter Total Acidity: 5.1 grams per liter

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