De la Doucette Comte Lafond Grand Cuvee Sancerre 1999

Sauvignon Blanc from Loire, France

$35.99
Item No. 39137
  • white wine
  • W&S92

Winemaker's Notes

A brilliant mid straw in color. Quire complex aromas on deep inspection, passion fruit and figoas on a background of delicious citrus fruits, a little gun smoke character more typically found in neighboring Pouilly-Fumé. A burst of focused lemon, apple and gooseberry fruit on the palate, subtle undercurrents of mineral and exotic tropical fruits. On the finish there is racy acidity and generous persistence.

Learn About Loire

It's unfortunate that this region is so under appreciated and overlooked - the wines from the Loire Valley are outstanding. They are delicious examples of varietal and soil expression and the wide range of wines is so refreshing. Dry, sweet, sparkling, red, white… all represented here in the Loire. The main white grapes are Chenin Blanc, Muscadet and Sauvignon Blanc. For reds...

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Learn About Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc (so-veen-YAWN blahnk) One of the most distinctive grapes, Sauvignon Blanc is a highly aromatic variety that does well in both the old and new world. From the Loire Valley of France to Marlborough in New Zealand, Sauvignon Blanc has found many regions that bring out its unique and delicious flavors. Notable Facts Sauvignon Blanc's home...

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