Francis Blanchet

Francis Blanchet 'Calcite' 2018 Pouilly Fumé, Loire, France

£10

A typical Pouilly Fumé taste sensation, though arguably slightly less complex and slightly lighter on the palate. Well-balanced overall, with scent of apricot and citrus leading to a dry and acidic - but not overpowering - taste. Medium finish that offers refreshing hints of grapefruit, passion fruit and green apples.

GRAPE

  • Sauvignon Blanc

WHAT IT GOES WITH

Seafood, poultry, cheese, vegetables and salads.

YEAR

2018

ABOUT THE VINEYARD

The Loire Valley saw an extremely hot summer for its 2018 vintage, ensuring that the Sauvignon Blanc grapes used in this product are bursting with smoothness and sweetness. Francis Blanchet is a comparatively new vineyard, in operation since the 1900s. With 23 acres, and a range of sustainable growing techniques. vibrancy of produce is assured.

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