Paul Jaboulet Aine Saint-Peray Les Sauvageres 2016

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90pts Antonio Galloni's Vinous

Delicious citrus and stone fruit, food-beckoning minerality and a long, lasting finish. That's just the beginning of what you get with a bottle of Paul Jaboulet Aine Saint-Peray Les Sauvageres. It's the perfect summer sipper any night of the week. We're thinking about a smoked trout chowder, lobster roll sliders (with butter and mayo, obviously), soba noodles with salmon and sesame seeds, or sauteed trout with lemon butter. But we could go on...

Antonio Galloni's Vinous:  "Light bright yellow. Ripe citrus and pit fruit aromas, along with smoky mineral and honey nuances. Plush and broad on the palate, offering peach nectar and tangerine flavors and a poached pear note that appears on the back half. Closes supple and broad, displaying a touch of fennel and very good, sappy persistence. Drink 2021-2026." May 2018

Winery:  "Beautiful and brilliant color. The nose of this nice Marsanne reveals fruity citrus, white flowers and honey notes. The mouth is elegant and combines vivacity with minerality."

Food pairings: Feuillete of scrambled eggs (in a pastry) with chicken liver and chives, brill boudin with a tomato coulis, and roasted goat cheese."

Trade Notes: ‘Les Sauvagères’ is the local name for Marsanne in Saint-Peray, implying the wild tendency of the vines to dig into the steep limestone of this tiny town. The entire appellation comprises only 70 ha – one of the smallest AOCs in the Rhone valley. This is one of the rare terroirs in the Northern Rhone with an abundance of limestone, yielding a laser precise and mineral white.

A pure, fresh, mineral style of Saint-Peray. Saline and citrus driven – a true Rhone revelation."

Bottle 750ml, cork     
Varietal 100% Marsanne
Alcohol  13.0%
Aging 9 months in French oak barrels (1/3), in stainless steel tanks (1/3), and concrete egg-shaped tanks (1/3)
Region Saint Peray, Northern Rhone, France
Original Price $24.00
Current Price $18.97

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