2006 J. C. Pichot Vouvray Domaine Le Peu de la Moriette (France, Loire Valley, Touraine, Vouvray)

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Chenin Blanc, France, Loire Valley, Touraine, Vouvray

Excellent wine. Pale yellow color. Nose of crushed rock and lychee. Honeydew melon, peach, and cut grass and minerals on the palate with racy acidity and a a little residual sugar. Finishes long and well with great white flower cuttings on the back of the palate. Lovely wine. And a real QPR to boot. Purchased for about $11 at Spec’s in South Austin. Worth multiples of that.

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