This delicious Sauvignon Blanc from Pouilly Fumé in the Loire Valley is fuller bodied than its Sancerre cousin. With it’s fresh, crisp expressive taste, gooseberry and tropical fruit notes and citrus on the nose this popular white will pair amazingly well with nearly all kinds of seafood and salad greens with citrus or vinegar dressings.
The Loire Valley is known for two iconic wine growing sub regions – Pouilly-Fumé and Sancerre. Nearly all wine cultivated in these areas are from the Sauvignon Blanc variety. They tend to be more expensive compared to Sauvignon Blancs from other regions, but not without reason. The Pouilly-Fumé region’s terroir imparts perfumy notes of grapefruit and gooseberry and hints of honey and tend to be more full boded than their Sancerre counterparts on the other side of the Loire river.