IGP Val de Loire Brochet Sauvignon Blanc

IGP Val de Loire Brochet Sauvignon Blanc

Loire Valley, France
Ampelidae - 2015
Product Code: CFG19
Grape: Sauvignon Blanc
Size: 75cl
Alcohol: 12.5%

Like a heat seeking missile, this wine goes straight to the essence of Sauvignon Blanc. Piercing, lush fruit flavours including apple, guava, kiwi and passion fruit are pinned with lots of lemony acidity. From the southern Loire (Poitou), this Sauvignon is drier and more mineral than those from southern France. Domaine Ampelidae (from Greek 'Ampelos' meaning vine) was created by current winemaker Frédéric Brochet who inherited some vines from his father back in the 1990's. Frédéric always had a passion for wine, and experemented with his first cuvée at the age of 11! Nowadays, quite the scientist, with a PHd...

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Ampelidae

In 1995 during the first year of his PhD in Oenology and Ampelology, Frédéric Brochet created Domaine Ampelidae (from the Greek Ampelos meaning vine), out of those few vines inherited from his father. The move towards converting to organic began in 2000. Ecocert certification in Organic Agriculture was given in 2004, and all vines became organic in 2007. 

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Lean Review by Samsa
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This was a bit on the lean side for me, I prefer a New Zealand Sauvignon - my wife loved it though! (Posted on 29/03/2016)

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