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Domaine des Tilleuls Sauvignon Sélection 2019

12.5
12.5% ABV
France
FranceLoire
Val de Loire IGP
Val de Loire IGP
Grape variety
Sauvignon Blanc
White: Aromatic & Expressive
White: Aromatic & Expressive
Dry
Dry
£10.00

£8.50

Wine of Month: 15% Discount

Wine information

Founded in 1905, Domaine des Tilleuls is a family owned and operated winery dating back five generations. Today, Daniel, Evelyne, and their children Jérôme and Noémie Houssin, perpetuate this history and tradition through their shared passion for wine. Their vineyards are located on the western side of the Loire Valley, near the Atlantic Ocean, where cool maritime influences and a long growing season provide the optimal conditions to gently ripen their grapes. The schist-based soils allow excellent drainage and contribute a perceived minerality to their wines. Though this is Muscadet country, we really enjoy their varietal wines as they have character, freshness and good balance. Their 2019 Sauvignon has appealing notes of peach and nectarine that fold gently into a palate laced with lemongrass and greengages. A plump easygoing wine.

Robin says "Many Sauvignon Blancs from the Loire evoke the typical "cat pee on a gooseberry bush" tasting note. This Sauvignon is not one of those. Rather, it is brimming with flavours of succulent peach and underlying citrus tones. Winemaker Jérôme Houssin has a way of harnessing the ripeness of the variety while keeping it fresh and light. Nicely done. "

Food pairings

Cheese

Cheese

Fish

Fish

Pasta with White Sauce

Pasta with White Sauce

Poultry

Poultry

Shellfish

Shellfish

Vegetarian

Vegetarian

Tasting notes

Greengage

Greengage

Lemongrass

Lemongrass

Peach

Peach

Pineapple

Pineapple


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January 18, 2021 17:01

Really cheap

Love Loire wines, and this was really great. Fresh and floral.