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Sabot De Vénus Apremont 2016 Wine Review

Sabot De Vénus Apremont 2016

Sabot De Vénus Apremont 2016

Savoie A.C., France

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $18.95

Drink: 2018-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 11.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Sabot De Vénus

Agent: Brand New Day Wines & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Dry and crisp with aromas of grapefruit and white melon. Lots of mouth-watering acidity for shellfish. Medium-bodied.

Food pairings: grilled chicken breast, cold turkey sandwiches, pan-fried panfish.

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This Sabot De Vénus Apremont 2016 was reviewed on March 3, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Named after a rare orchid that grows in France's Savoie region. A medium-bodied white that is fragrant, fruity and floral, with pretty pear and white floral elements. Enjoy with shellfish or roast chicken.
Tasted Feb. 2018
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.
Sabot De Vénus 2016 is a lively, dry white made from 100% Jacquère, a local white grape variety in the Apremont zone of Savoie. Look for ripe yellow plums, honey and light cake spice on this delicious, zesty white. Pair with cheeses, creamy seafood and pasta dishes. - Community Wine Reviews

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