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Thomas Labaille "L'Authentique" Sancerre 2016

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Country/State: France
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc
Newsletter Wines: August 2017 Newsletter
Sub-Region: Sancerre
Region: Loire Valley
Color: White
91 Our Score (8/2017) Louis/Dressner imports Thomas Labaille, one of our absolute favorite growers in Sancerre. "l'Authentique" is their entry bottling and it is aptly named, as it is produced without the use of cultured yeasts or enzymes. Though simpler than Labaille's higher end bottlings, it provides classic notes of crisp citrus and chalky minerality along with subtle "green" hints of grass and pepper, and a long, taut, delicious finish. The 2016 Sancerre vintage was a small crop, with strong quality. Drink now with shellfish, spicy Asian cuisine or all by itself!
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