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Pouilly-Fumé: Domaine Dominique Guyot 'Les Loges' 2018

Dominique Guyot produces this bright, rich, rounded Pouilly Fumé wine from mature rootstock on the coveted 'Les Loges' escarpment in the centre of this Loire appellation, which is reserved for wines made from Sauvignon Blanc.

This superb example of Pouilly Fumé drinks jolly well on its own but shellfish, asparagus and goat's cheese are all apposite accompaniments.

Bottle
£17.25
Bottle (Case)
£207.00
Tasting Notes

The wines of Pouilly are often compared with those of neighbouring Sancerre ("Water divides us wine unites us" is a popular local saying) however they are often richer and more full-bodied and frequently require more time to evolve.

Dominique Guyot's Pouilly Fumé wine has a bouquet of gooseberries and gun-flint and a fresh, zesty, mineral-edged palate with a persistent, dry finish.

About this wine
Style White Wine, Sec, Light-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Loire, Pouilly Fumé
Grape Variety (Cépage) Sauvignon Blanc
Food & Wine Matching White Fish
Organic Non-Organic
Vintage 2018
Cellarage Best drunk within 3-4 years of vintage.
Vinification Hand harvested grapes from the prestigious Les Loges vineyards are vinified at cool temperatures (circa 15 degrees C.) prior to a late spring bottling the following year.
Alcohol By Volume (%) 12.5
Producer

Domaine Dominique Guyot

Dominique Guyot continues the family tradition of producing taught, flinty, wonderfully delineated Sauvignon Blanc, which merits serious attention. A touch firmer and leaner than most of its peers, this is a contemplative wine that opens out with exposure to air and is well-suited to food which is why we always ship a proportion of our alloction en magnum.

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