*** Irish Wine Show Gold Medal Best Old World White under €15 for 2018 ***
Country: France Region: Loire - Touraine
Vintage: 2016 Colour:White Style:Dry
Producer: Marques de Goulaine
Excellent example of a 100% Sauvignon Vin de Pays from this famed region of the Loire at a fraction of the price of its big brother Sancerre AC. Dry and full-bodied with a lemon and honey twist.
Pleasing fresh Sauvignon Blanc from its native region of the Loire Valley made on the wine-geese estate of the Marquis de Goulaine who is descended from the GalwayO’Briens. A gooseberry, apple and elderfl ower bouquet of fl avours with zingy acidity and a textured freshness.
Ageing Potential:1-3 Years
Pale lemon gold wine with good viscosity and youthful aromas of gooseberries and asparagus. A dry wine , broad on the palate with excellent fruit support, crisp acidity and good length and balance.
Food Matches:Seafood / Shellfish / White Meat / Aperitif