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Domaine Pré Baron Touraine Sauvignon Blanc 2019 – Sauvignon Blanc’s Authentic Self

Domaine Pré Baron, Touraine Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Loire, France, Wine Casual

Domaine Pré Baron, Touraine Sauvignon Blanc 2019, Loire, France

Tasting Note: Sauvignon blanc in the attractive, traditional-Loire, old-world style that reminds you why the world fell in love with sauvignon blanc before the new world popularized the over-ripe, fruit-forward style.

Pale-intensity lemon-green in color, this wine has an aromatic, medium-plus-intensity nose of green apple, grapefruit, jasmine, freshly-cut grass, forest floor, crushed shells and lemon-citrus.

On the palate the dry, medium-plus-bodied sauvignon blanc has soft, medium-plus-intensity flavors suggested on the nose with well-integrated fruit and savory notes supported by medium acidity and completing with a medium-plus finish.

Complexity abounds as the herbal notes bring the wine together.

This wine is the opposite of the quaffable sauvignon blanc you’re likely used to; it’s sauvignon blanc’s authentic self.

Bottle Note: An archetypal Touraine Sauvignon Blanc, the aromas are fresh and brisk with notes of herbs and grapefruit, followed by a rich and focused palate, with lovely minerality and crisp acidity.

Rating: 93 points
Price: $13
Alcohol: 14.1%
Importer: Vos Selections Inc., New York, New York
Tasted: Home
Tasting Date: September 1, 2020

This wine was submitted for review.

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