Wine on tasting in Weybridge 09.06.17

%o June 2017

This weekend, lets try some classic summery french wine.

2016 Sauvignon de Touraine, Domaine Patrick Vauvy Loire £12.99/Btl
Domaine Patrick Vauvy has been in the hands of the Vauvy family for four generations.

It is set above the banks of the Cher, on the deep sand of the south-facing slopes of Noyers. Winemaker Patrick Vauvy is continually striving to improve the vineyards and cellar and is not afraid to experiment.

Attractively aromatic, rich dry Sauvignon showing the fruit character of fully ripe grapes. Exotic fruits in abundance on the nose and just a hint of mint. On the pallet its fresh and tangy and the finish is fruity and moreish
Then,

2014 Bourgogne Epineuil Rouge Domaine Fournillon
 £16.99/Btl
While in 1980 the area was 1 hectare and a half, it now reaches almost 16 hectares of vineyards Appellation of Origin.
The vineyard, consisting of varietals Chardonnay and Pinot Black, speaking on hills very well presented, among the best in the Yonne.
First to Bernouil, a small village in Burgundy classified as "Burgundy." Fleys then, one of the 20 communes of the appellation "Chablis". And finally Epineuil, neighboring town of Tonnerre, producing appellation "Bourgogne Epineuil.
This distribution allows the vineyard area to produce a wide variety: white wines, red wines and rosés, and Crémant. To satisfy lovers of great wines of Burgundy.
A light wine with angel wings. Its aromas are composed of red fruit (raspberry, cherry, red) and black fruit (blackberries, blueberries, blackcurrants) punctuated with peppery notes. Texture to smooth and velvety tannins mark his character. The notes smoke are not uncommon.



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