2000 Pouilly-Fume, Les Griottes, Jean-Pierre Bailly

Producer: Jean-Pierre Bailly
Vintage: 2000
Grape variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Origin: France, Loire, Central Loire
Appellation: Pouilly-Fume
Date tasted: 14 January 2004
Price when tasted: £7.99

Tasting notes


<li> delicate, flinty, full of finesse <li> enjoy in 2-3 years <br /><br /> For many years Pouilly-Fumé was more expensive than Sancerre, its neighbour from the other side of the Loire river. But in recent years, its price has fallen back, due certainl


Silvery pale colour, a fintiness underlying the precise Sauvignon fruit and great purity and length of flavour. It has both delicacy and firmness, and shows perfectly the limestone and chalk and luminosity of the Central Loire. Will age beautifully for t

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