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Sabot De Vénus Apremont 2016

Sabot De Vénus Apremont 2016
Sabot De Vénus Apremont 2016

Savoie A.C., France

Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 3
Price: $18.95
Sweetness: Dry
Alcohol: 11.5%

Drink: 2018-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Sabot De Vénus

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

This wine is a rare treat. 100% Jacquère from Savoie, along the France/Swiss border. There are plent yof vineyards alojg this border. They often have stylistic similarities, along with their own historical grapes that are still grown there today.
Aromatocally, it is quite floral. Almost reminding me of Marsanne and Roussanne (Roussanne is also often grown in this area and shares similar parentage.
Out of Jacquère, expect crisp stone-fruit flavours. This one has lots of peach on the palate, but also pear, and apple.
These styles of wine are so scarce in the North American market. They're unique and tasty. It is virtually impssible to find Swiss producers on the market due to the cost of importing from Switzerland. It is easier to explore Savoie and the quality you will find will be higher.
Put this alongside some Meule de Savoie or raclette.


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