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Val de Loire Sauvignon Blanc, Famille Bougrier 2020
White Wine from France - Loire
Very high scores were awarded to this excellent-value, vivid, vibrant and friendly Loire sauvignon in our 2021 Wine champions blind tastings. Its lemony, grassy aroma, gentle texture and clean, high-toned citrusy fruit deliver an awful lot of refreshment and quality for a fantastic price.
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- White Wine
- 2 - Dry
- Sauvignon Blanc
- 12% Alcohol
- no oak influence
Maison Bougrier is a successful family-owned négociant company in the Loire founded in 1885 now run by the fifth generation of Bougriers. The company has significant domaine and winery holdings in three major areas: Touraine, Anjou and Muscadet giving it full control over vineyards, grapes and production in a number of sites.
The Touraine area produces whites from both chenin blanc and sauvignon blanc grape varieties. Bougrier’s premium white from Touraine is made from 100% sauvignon blanc grapes and was originally labelled for us as The Society’s Touraine Sauvignon, now sold under the Les Hauts Lieux label.
Domaine Guénault is one of the family’s own properties and situated on steep slopes overlooking the Cher river, which gives the grapes excellent sun exposure. The sauvignon here is grassy and scented and a popular choice as an aperitif.
... great spring, screw-capped fridge door white ... a refreshing aperitif.