2005 Pascal Jolivet Pouilly Fume
Grape Type: 100% Sauvignon Blanc. Vinification: Grapes come from 20 acres in 3 separate vineyards owned by Pascal Jolivet in the villages of Tracy, Les Girarmes, and St. Andelain; and additional sourcing from Les Loges. These constitute a large diversity of glacial soils, differing from village to village. Les Loges: very calcareous. Full, firm wines. Saint Andelain: clay-siliceous and siliceous. Provide fruit, bouquet. Tracy sur Loire: sandy and limestone base. Delicacy, aromatics. Vinificat...
International Wine CellarLight gold. Pungent, grassy aromas of grapefruit, lemon pith and resinous pine. A medium-bodied, chewy wine with fresh grapefruit, orange and mineral flavors. The dry finish features open-knit citrus and melon flavors tinged with subtle herb tones. Straightforward, tasty sauvignon blanc.
Wine.comGrape Type: 100% Sauvignon Blanc. Vinification: Grapes come from 20 acres in 3 separate vineyards owned by Pascal Jolivet in the villages of Tracy, Les Girarmes, and St. Andelain; and additional sourc...
Wine & SpiritsRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine & Spirits Magazine on 04/07
Wine SpectatorRating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
Vintage ChartRating for France-Loire: 94 (good year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: young, aging quickly, could be good now<br/>