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Château de Pocé Touraine Domaine Chainier Sauvignon Blanc 2011 Wine Review

Château de Pocé Touraine Domaine Chainier Sauvignon Blanc 2011

Château de Pocé Touraine Domaine Chainier Sauvignon Blanc 2011

A.O.P., Touraine, Loire, France

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $13.95

Drink: 2012-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Château de Pocé

Agent: Churchill Cellars Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Terrific lemon vibrancy and mouth-watering juiciness for food, especially salads and vegetarian dishes. Not too herbal, with a medium body weight. A stunningly great price for such taste and quality. This would also make a great aperitif.

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: mild green curry with shrimp, herbed chicken breast with a green salad.

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This Château de Pocé Touraine Domaine Chainier Sauvignon Blanc 2011 was reviewed on February 2, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

This Loire Sauvignon Blanc from Domaine Chainier displays gooseberry, fresh cut grass and citrus on the nose and palate. A lovely mineralilty shines through on the palate. Everything is restrained in this wine, a welcome change of pace from some of its New Zealand counterparts. I'm 87 points on this wine, a lovely sipper with shellfish. (ottawawinejournal.com)
A jaw-dropping value, this wine took home the Grand Prix d’Excellence at Vinalies 2012. If you know a Sauvignon Blanc fan who’s fond of New Zealand’s work and wants to expand their horizons, look no further – this wine serves up complexity and subtlety at a very approachable price. With fresh garden herbs, green apple, asparagus and steely mineral character, it’s crisp, vivacious and a joy to drink. Lovely as a sipper. Source: Vintages Wine Panel, Dec. 2012

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