Price:  £11.95 | Case Rate: £11.33
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Domaine Henri Bourgeois - Petit Bourgeois Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Information

  • Country: France
  • Wine Region: Loire
  • Wine Area: Sancerre
  • Wine Maker: Raymond Bourgeois
  • Grape: Sauvignon Blanc
  • Grape Percentage: 100%
  • Alcohol Percentage: 12.5%
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
Duty/Vat Paid
WS: 86 (2016) WE: 86 (2016)

Wine tasting notes

The wine is aromatic with pleasant grassy fresh stone fruit notes. Alive, nervy, Loire Valley old-world Sauvignon notes on the palate with a zesty freshness and vivacious characteristic of grapes harvested at perfect maturity.

Winery Information

Domaine Henri Bourgeois

Henri Bourgeois established his Domaine. in Chavignol, a town which is probably more famous for its goat's cheese - Crottin de Chavignol - than its wine. Nevertheless, the Domaine. has become one of the most important houses in Sancerre, operating both as a grower and as a negociant.The Bourgeois family have been making wine in Sancerre for ten generations, although until recent times the family business has been small. In 1950, under the control of Henri Bourgeois himself, the Domaine. was.. read more

Expert Reviews

Wine Spectator (2016)86 pts

Direct, with fresh Key lime and kiwifruit notes that stay pure and unadorned on the chiseled finish. Drink now

Wine Enthusiast (2016)86 pts

Bringing out the crispness of a Touraine Sauvignon, this wine is full of herbal flavors, crisp acidity and a soft fruity character. It is immediately attractive, simple, bright and ready to drink.

Vinification Notes

This wine ferments in thermo-regulated stainless steel tanks and then matures for three months on its fine lees.