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F. Tinel-Blondelet L'arrêt Buffatte Pouilly-Fumé 2017 Wine Review

F. Tinel-Blondelet L'arrêt Buffatte Pouilly-Fumé 2017

F. Tinel-Blondelet L'arrêt Buffatte Pouilly-Fumé 2017

Loire A.C., France

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2019-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: F. Tinel-Blondelet

Agent: The Case For Wine

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Grassy and green with nettles and gooseberry. Lots of searing acidity to make your mouth water. Demands food: feed it vegetarian dishes or spinach quiche. MINE: This French white wine is made form Sauvignon Blanc grapes, one of three varietals grown by winemaker Annick Tinel-Blondelet since 1983 at this winery. This wine won a silver medal t Concours Mondial of Sauvignon wine competition. The vines are planted in Kimmeridgian marl soils, in a geological cirque at the height of the hillside with southwest exposure to the sun and overlooking the Loire River. OTHER: Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review: A French Loire Pouilly Fume. Fresh gooseberry nose with canned peas aspect. Palate has lots of canned vegetal, citrus and gooseberry. Extra-dry with long citrus/gooseberry finish. Tasted April 2016. OTHER: Made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc grown in Kimmeridgian marl soils on vines aged 45 years, this wine offers complex notions of fresh chives, green hay, gooseberry and citrus. It's tangy, vibrant and focused on entry with a mineral wave defining the mid-palate and finish. At its best now through 2022, it will complement herbed chicken breast stuffed with chèvre. (Vintages panel, Aug. 2019). OTHER: [The Concours Général Paris did not include a tasting note.] Score - Gold (Concours Général Paris, 2018). - Community Wine Reviews

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