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Abbesse Sauvignon Blanc, IGP Val de Loire, France

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Wine Notes

Formely labeled as 'Abbesse de Loire'.

Awards
Award Organization Award Year Result
Concours National des Vins IGP de France 2012 Bronze

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Grape Variety

Sauvignon Blanc is a white-wine grape from western France, now successfully grown in emerging and established wine regions all over the world. While the grape may be more readily associated with the Loire Valley (for its pivotal role in Sancerre and Pouilly-Fume), it is more likely to have originated from Bordeaux, where it is typically blended with Semillon.

In the late 20th Century, a new region began to gain a reputation as one of the great Sauvignon Blanc regions of the world: Marlborough, at the northern tip of New Zealand's South Island. The rapid development of the Marl ...more


Region
  • Val de Loire is a region-level IGP title, covering wines made in an area that roughly corresponds to the Loire Valley wine region of northern France. The catchment area of the IGP encompasses 14 departments and as such is one of the largest geographically in France. The terroir is extremely varied in this part of France and wines that are produced under the IGP title range in style just as much as the AOC appellations of the Loire.

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  • Vin de Pays (VDP), the French national equivalent of the Europe-wide IGP (Indication Géographique Protégée), is a quality category of French wine, positioned between Vin de Table (VDT) and Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (...more

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