2011 Domaine Auchère Sancerre
Sancerre, Loire Valley, France
 
WB Rating: 88

 
Alcohol by volume: 12.5%
Price at time of purchase: $20.00 (estimated)
 
Type: Sauvignon Blanc
Principal varietal(s): Sauvignon Blanc

Classic Sancerre, with flinty, smoky nuances and a crunchy, refreshing texture. Subtle lime and melon flavors with an attractive, pungent, slightly bitter edge like grapefruit skin, and a strong dose of crushed rock. Clean, lingering finish. Outstanding food wine. [Purchased for around $35 at Chapeau Restaurant in San Francisco; retail price estimated.] - HK 2012-12-06

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