Domaine Cailbourdin Pouilly-Fume Bois fleury 2005

Sauvignon Blanc from Loire, France

Price: $21.00 $15.99
Save $5.01 (24%)
Item No. 100824
  • RP88
Style: Fruity & Smooth

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.

Winemaker's Notes

Flint-inflected aromas of currant, mint, catnip and sweet flowers, a lusciously ripe palate of flowers, citrus, and bush fruits, and a long finish of lime, peppermint and chalk.

Critical Acclaim

"I found Cailbourdin’s ostensibly lesser 2005 Pouilly-Fume Cuvee de Boisfleury the more generous of two cuvees, with flint-inflected aromas of currant, mint, catnip and sweet flowers, a lusciously ripe palate of flowers, citrus, and bush fruits, and a long finish of lime, peppermint and chalk."
88 Points

Learn About Domaine Cailbourdin

The estate was created in 1980 and today it is comprised of 16 hectares (approximately 40 acres) of vines planted in some of the best Pouilly-Fume slopes. About half of the vines are vieilles vignes or old vines; the other half are vines planted since 1980. Grapes grown on the different slopes are vinified separately, thus permitting the production of four different cuvees, each...

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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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