Abbesse de Loire Sauvignon Blanc 2017

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Val de Loire IGP
Sauvignon Blanc

The Bougrier clan have been Sauvignon Blanc experts in the Loire Valley (the grape’s spiritual home) since 1885. Today, seasoned winemaker Noël Bougrier carries on his family’s proud tradition with his ever-popular Abbesse.

In a region known for world-class whites like Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé (which can carry price tags upwards of $30), Abbesse stands out, thanks to its fine quality and value. This latest release comes from the stellar 2016 vintage, which is noted for yielding Sauvignon Blanc of exceptional concentration and aromatic intensity, thanks to fantastic weather leading up to the pivotal harvest time.

Look for leap-from-the-glass aromas of grassy citrus, plus a lovely, ripe peachiness on the palate and a zesty lime finish. It’s a go-to aperitif and equally tasty served with its traditional (and delicious) companion, goat cheese.

This perennial favorite always flies off our cellar shelves. Hurry to secure your share.

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  • 5

    Posted by Maxine Killman on 3rd Feb 2021

    Very nice flavor

  • 3
    I enjoyed it

    Posted by Tom on 16th Aug 2014

    I really enjoyed this wine it had a light citrus taste and a smooth body.