Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Le Claux Delorme Valencay Minchin 2011

Date of Tasting: 5 May 2013
Wine Type: White
Grape Varieties: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Alcohol: 12.5%
Origin: Valencay, France
Appellation: Appellation Valencay Controlee
Expect to Pay: EUR15 - 20
Web: n.a.
Chubby Score: 90/100
Value for money: 8/10
Professional Rating: n.a.

Appearance: pale golden yellow
Aroma: nose of white fruits such as peach and pear
Palate: acidity is bright and refreshing, it firstly attached with fruity citrus and apple notes and fresh acidity, then followed by floral aroma and mineral

A good bottle from local Loire vineyard with 100% Sauvignon Blanc. Really good price and ready to be enjoy now. Light and fresh: really good for Summer heat. It should pair really well with seafood dishes and any light dishes. Raise your glass!!!

Score Explanation
95+ = classic and extraordinary
90+ = outstanding in its class
85+ = recommended wine with some degree of enjoyment
80+ = drinkable occasionally

WA = Wine Advocate
WS = Wine Spectator
JR = Jancis Robinson
DC = Decanter
JS = James Suckling
BH = Burghound

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