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2016 CHEVERNY

Domaine du Salvard

2016 CHEVERNY Domaine du Salvard - Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant

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Sauvignon Blanc is often described using the word “gooseberry,” better known as groseille à maquereau in French, thanks to traditional Norman fishermen’s recipes that include these berries to season mackerel dishes. Indeed, the snappy taste of Salvard’s Cheverny brings to mind my grandmother’s delicious “Bouonia”: mackerel cooked simply in a pot of white wine, vegetables, lemon, and gooseberry. Fresh and zesty! —Sarah Hernan

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

  • Vintage 2016
  • Bottle Size 750mL
  • Blend 85% Sauvignon Blanc, 15% Chardonnay
  • Appellation Cheverny
  • Country France
  • Region Loire
  • Vineyard 10 - 65 years
  • Soil Chalk, Limestone, Sand
  • Winemaker Emmanuel & Thierry Delaille
  • Aging Wines age on fine lees in stainless steel tanks and are bottled unfiltered
  • Farming Lutte Raisonnée
  • Alcohol 12%





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