Dourthe La Grande Cuvée Bordeaux Sauvignon Blanc 2013, France


A very nice halfway house between the Loire and…no, not New Zealand, but South African or Chilean Sauvignon

Dourthe La Grande Cuvée Bordeaux Sauvignon Blanc 2013, France (£9.29 Waitrose)
Quite pungent, with citrus (grapefruit), nettle and blackcurrant leaf characters more reminiscent of the Loire, but while there’s a lovely tense spine supporting it all, the extra richness speaks of its Bordeaux origins. S(-)

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