Pascal Jolivet Sancerre Les Caillottes 2009

Sauvignon Blanc from Loire, France

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Item No. 107038
  • WS92
Style: Light & Crisp

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

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Winemaker's Notes

This wine is selected from a 8.65 acre parcel of 40 year old vines planted on south facing slopes at the top of the village of Bue-en-Sancerre in the area called "La Plante des Pres", one of the best "terroir" in Sancerre.

A dry wine with balance and elegance on the palate. There's fresh, clean floral aromas and snappy, lip quenching acidity on the palate. This is a quite pleasant wine to sip and it pairs very well with seafood, fresh-water fish, white meats and soft cheeses.

Pair with shellfish, oysters, fish, crab, Asian cuisine.

Critical Acclaim

"This has the vintage’s rapier acidity, but it’s embedded in a creamy, porcelainlike texture that carries verbena, lemon curd, white peach and gooseberry notes through the long, stylish, stone-tinged finish. Drink now through 2013."
92 Points

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The house of Pascal Jolivet is one of the youngest and most dynamic in the Loire Valley. Founded in 1985, this specialist in the wines of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fume has very quickly gained a leading position with the Michelin-starred restaurants of France. Pascal owns an estate of more than 40 acres evenly divided between two appellations. He believes strongly in letting...

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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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