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Date Printed: 6/23/2017
Dom. Cailbourdin Pouilly-Fume Les Cris 2009
Dom. Cailbourdin Pouilly-Fume Les Cris 2009
(search item no. 109927)
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The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 6/23/2017: $24.99

Winemaker's Notes:

Unlike the Bordeaux region, where Sauvignon Blanc is often blended with Semillon, in the Loire it is a stand alone, single grape wine. This is truly one of the best Sauvignon Blancs we have ever tasted! Bright pale green, packed with aromas of green apple, pear, sage & mint. The taste is quite persistent with all the flavors of the nose carrying through to the palate along with wonderful mineral character and a touch of grapefruit that lingers generously to the long & delicious finish. Complex and subtle with lots of character make it an excellent Pouilly Fume. An elegant and very pleasing choice to serve your guests!
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About Domaine Cailbourdin:

This estate consists of 11 hectares at the northern edge of the Pouilly Fume appellation opposite Sancerre. A high proportion of old vines, between 25 and 50 years old, as well as a variety of soil types (chalk, clay and sandy alluvion) combine to produce exceptional wines… among the most exciting in the appellation. Low yields and optimum maturity of the grapes is part of the secret.