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Pascal Jolivet Sancerre Blanc

Wine Details

Style

White

Region

LoireFrance

Wine Description

(2010 Vintage) Pale and vibrant in color. The 2010 Pascal Jolivet Sancerre is fresh, clean and screaming with racy acidity. On the palate it is fresh and tightly wound; acidity is tempered by very subtle residual sugar; very clean; alive, racy, youthful. Overall, a dry and elegant wine.

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    lime, kumquat, grass and white pepper on the nose. melon, chalk, and apple skins on the palette. chalk continues through the finish.

    over 5 years
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    Lime, spices, white flowers, and a hint of chalky terroir.

    almost 6 years
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    nice dry white, ideal with mussels

    over 5 years
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    fresh, acidic finish, mild aroma

    over 5 years
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    best sancere to date

    over 5 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Planet Grape
    (2013 Vintage) This benchmark Sancerre is zippy and tart with notes of gooseberry, lime zest, spring pea, spring asparagus, raw bell pepper, yellow pear, Margarita mix, and it has a chalky salinity. It is light bodied, crisp and fresh, an ideal aperitif wine.
  • Planet Grape
    (2013 Vintage) This benchmark Sancerre is zippy and tart with notes of gooseberry, lime zest, spring pea, spring asparagus, raw bell pepper, yellow pear, Margarita mix, and it has a chalky salinity. It is light bodied, crisp and fresh, an ideal aperitif wine.