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Very well balanced, citrusy, cumquat, minerals and that wonderful flinty,smoky character that typifies great Pouilly-Fume. At $15 this wine is a great buy!
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Very well balanced, citrusy, cumquat, minerals and that wonderful flinty,smoky character that typifies great Pouilly-Fume. At $15 this wine is a great buy! Read More
Clear and pale yellow in the glass. Grassy, vegetative nose. Crisp and tart on the palate. Very noticeable citrus flavor. Some spriteliness around the edge of the tongue. Tartness equals nice acid. Fairly short finish, although some of that spritziness lingers a bit. We're watching the Super Bowl right now and will be grilling some tuna in... Read More
I may have picked up a bad bottle, but it would be difficult for me to recommend this wine. Noticeable chemical odor is continues in the palate. It's not enough to make you spit it out, but it certainly makes me feel that somebody dipped into my pocket for this one. US$14.99 about a year ago. Read More
So this past Friday, I hosted a tasting of sauvignon blanc. I tried to ... Gilles Blanchet Pouilly Fumé- $16.99http://www.snooth.com/wine/gilles-blanchet-pouilly-fume-2008/ Sonoma, CA (Fumé style)2008 Ferrari-Carano Fumé Blanc Sonoma County- $9.99http://www.snooth.com/wine/ferrari-carano-fume-blanc-sonoma-county-2008/ Columbia Valley, ... Read More
Lemon colored in the glass. Light nose, barely there. Intense flavors of apple, melon, lemon and grass/herbs. Fairly complex and full bodied. Lengthy finish. Nice.- Schreiner's Winers "Springtime Sauvignon Blanc" Tasting 3/12/10 Read More