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Sauvion Vouvray 2006

February 8, 2008

43394bv1313.jpg  ~$10US, 100% Chenin Blanc, Vouvray, Loire Valley  Refreshing, tropically-fruity, simple, and perfect with Indian curries.  A great value Vouvray with a riper balance, but enough acidity to keep it from cloying. Wines like this would be no-brainer additions to Asian and Indian restaurant wine lists, if more people got the word out. Worth putting one in the cellar for 3 years to see what happens. The bottle was gone before we expected it to be… 

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Dave Brooklyn permalink
    February 19, 2008 2:18 am

    I just got the Sauvion sampler pack from Sherry Lehman, which includes this. Haven’t tried anything yet, but I’m happy to see that you enjoyed this one. Unfortunately, no good Indian in my neighborhood.

  2. Neil Colgate permalink
    July 21, 2009 3:34 pm

    Just “found” a bottle of 1999 Sauvion Vouvray in our cellar and must admit it aged VERY WELL! SMooth, and full flavor after all these years! Need to go find more!

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