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Domaine Jouclary Sauvignon White 2013 [3 498722 345627


Recommendation: VERY GOOD Sauvignon Blanc at a bargain price.

Winery/Producer: Domaine Jouclary; Languedoc Roussillon, France.

Grape Variety: Sauvignon blanc.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Cabardès, France.

Vintage: 2013

Price: $9.60 (with a 20% discount)

Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Paired With: Greek chicken with lemon and garlic, basmati rice and Greek style salad.

Tasting:

    He said: Chilled before drinking. Light wheat straw color. Ripe green apple with hints of citrus and floral aromas. Crisp, yet slightly creamy apple, citrus and tropical fruit taste that has a tad of mineral in the long smooth finish. Quite delicious and FABULOUS with the lemon Greek chicken. Well balanced, wonderful with food and a GREAT buy at $9.60. Maybe not in the Outstanding category, but I easily rate it a Quality Wine at a Bargain Price…it’s a GREAT value for the price.

    She said: This wine was so good with the dinner I wanted to eat more just to enjoy the pairing. I didn’t because I have a “no stuff” policy! The first sniff was OK and nothing special, but the flavors that reached my mouth sung a whole different song. Lots of flavors including citrus and green apple and a verynice mineral element. If Ray would buy it by the case we would have Creek Chicken every night! I loved it.

    Comments:

Alcohol: 13%