Domaine A. Cailbourdin, Pouilly-Fume Les Cris, 2017


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Alain Cailbourdin came to Pouilly-Fumé to work a harvest while attending university and never left after falling madly in love with this beautiful region. It was in 1998 that he bought his first 2 ha parcel of Silex laden Sauvignon Blanc and officially established Domaine Alain Cailbourdin. Since that time, his reputation has grown exponentially, eventually reaching the very heights of the appellation with wines of complexity and intense minerality.

RegionLoire Valley, France
GrapeSauvignon Blanc
Tasting NotesThe Les Cris is a beautiful Pouilly-Fumé, offering the typical pleasant floral perfume. It is flinty and mineral, coming from three hectares of 20-35 year old vines planted on calcicare. Gravity-fed and fermented in epoxy-lined cement, this racy, intense wine has great concentration and length.
Weight 2 lbs