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Domaine Francis Blanchet Pouilly Fume Cuvee Silice 2007

Sauvignon Blanc from Loire, France
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Winemaker Francis Blanchet's vineyard is 100% flint stone—crack two rocks together and it's as if you've shot a cap gun—sweet, mineral smoke. The mouth is incredibly juicy, with suggestions of lychee gelato and Meyer lemon, a touch of herbs and metal shavings. Organically raised; low sulfur.

"The 2007 Pouilly-Fume Silice smells of fresh lime, cassis, and fennel. Luscious and loaded with generous, juicy citrus fruit, it plays the typical role for this Blanchet cuvee: more charming,... View More

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You may never have heard of "scratch and sniff" terroir before, but the vineyards in Pouilly-Fumé offer an aromatic, unforgettable lesson on Sauvignon Blanc’s flinty soul.

We stood in the center of the "Silice" vineyard during a recent visit when winemaker Francis Blanchet grabbed two rocks from the ground, smashed them together—and then held them up for us to smell. Now the whole terroir concept is interesting, but sniffing rocks is weird. But Blanchet insisted—and right... View More