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Delaille "Domaine du Salvard" Cheverny

2018 | France | Loire 750 ml | 12.00 %
  • Tastes like
  • Citrus
  • Green Herb
  • Floral
  • Good with
  • Beef
  • Fish
  • Shellfish
  • Its also
  • Ecological
  • 90+
¥195
  • Buy 3 ¥175 and save 11%
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  • Product details

    Description

    Domaine du Salvard has been making wine since 1898, through five generations of the Delaille family. Today, all forty-two hectares of vineyards are organically farmed by the capable brother team of Emmanuel and Thierry Delaille. 

    A delightfully fresh & fruity style of Sauvignon Blanc, from 25+ year old vineyards in Cheverny in the Loire Valley It is intense and focused with flavours of white pepper, citrus fruit and fresh green herbs.

    Double Gold Medal Winner! 



    Variety Description

    Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is a green-skinned grape variety that originates from the Bordeaux region of France. Sauvignon Blanc is widely cultivated in France, Chile, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Washington and California. Some New World Sauvignon blancs, particularly from California, may also be called "Fume Blanc". Depending on the climate, the flavor can range from aggressively grassy to sweetly tropical. In cooler climates, the grape has a tendency to produce wines with noticeable acidity and "green flavors" of grass, green bell peppers and nettles with some tropical fruit (such as passion fruit) and floral (such as elderflower) notes. In warmer climates, it can develop more tropical fruit notes but risk losing a lot of aromatics from over-ripeness, leaving only slight grapefruit and tree fruit (such as peach) notes.

    Country Description

    France

    Practically all the most famous grape varieties used in the world's wines are French varieties, and wine is produced all throughout France. France is the second largest wine producer in the world after Italy. The wines produced range from expensive high-end wines sold internationally to more modest wines usually only seen within France. In many respects, French wines have more of a regional than a national identity, as evidenced by different grape varieties, production methods and different classification systems in the various regions. Some of the more famous wine regions in France include Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Loire, Chablis and the Rhône valley.

    Region Description

    Cheverny

    Cheverny is a French wine region in the Loire Valley that makes dry white wines, light red wines and rosé wines. The area received AOC (Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée) on 26 March 1993. The white wines are mostly composed of Sauvignon blanc grapes. A small proportion is made into sparkling wine. The red wines are composed of Gamay grapes, blended with Pinot noir grapes. Cabernet Franc and Côt can be used to make up to 15% of the wine.