Vouvray is a classic white from the Loire Valley made from the Chenin Blanc grape.
Pale yellow color, cloudy with near-microscopic bubbles.
Peach smell, beery on opening, apricot smell by the end.
Peach and apricot flavors, off-dry, grapefruit zest, slightly petillant. Forgive trendy wine-speak, but acid is lively.
Vouvray is also seen in bone dry and quite sweet versions. Knowing what's what before opening the bottle is often a challenge.
A wonderful bargain for $9.99. I've got a number of New World Chenin Blancs lined up to try, none as cheap as this bottle was.
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