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3.8
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4.5

Domaine François et Julien Pinon Silex Noir Vouvray

Domaine François et Julien Pinon
2018
$21.99
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750 mL
Wine Type
White Wine
RegionLoire Valley
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionVouvray
Drinking Window
GrapesChenin Blanc
Wine Description:
Domaine François et Julien Pinon Silex Noir Vouvray is a premium quality white wine produced by the renowned winemakers François and Julien Pinon. The wine is made from Chenin Blanc grapes grown in the Vouvray appellation, which is known for its unique terroir and ideal vineyard conditions. The vineyards are situated on flinty soils, which impart a distinct mineral character to the wine. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the grapes, gentle pressing, and fermentation in stainless steel tanks to preserve the natural flavors and aromas of the grapes. The resulting wine is crisp, refreshing, and elegant, with notes of citrus, green apple, and a subtle hint of flint. It is a perfect accompaniment to seafood, salads, and light dishes.
Pros:
  • Aromas of ripe apples and apricots, with a hint of citrus and minerals
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Cons:
  • The minerality can be a bit overpowering

User Rating:

3.8
Highly Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.5

Wine Expert Note:

This Domaine François et Julien Pinon Silex Noir Vouvray is a delightful white wine with aromas of apricot, white peach, and lime zest. On the palate, the wine has a great balance between freshness and acidity, with flavors of lemon zest, honey, and a touch of minerality. The finish is crisp and lingering, yet delicate. This wine is an excellent pairing for seafood, creamy pasta, and light salads.
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