This producer also makes a red wine. Ensure your merchant has the color you are looking for
Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $21
Search Rank 9346
Over all vintages, this was the 9346th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 10499th
|Critic||Score||When to drink|
|Jancis Robinson||17/20||2010 to 2013|
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: ... more
Sancerre is one of the Loire Valley wine region's most easterly appellations and arguably its most prestigious. Once a name associated with light-bodied red wines, since the mid-20th century Sancerre has been world famous for the crisp, herbaceous style and marked minerality of its Sauvignon Blanc. It still produces red and rose wines, exclusively from Pinot Noir, but these represent only about one-fifth of its annual production.
The distinctively smoky, gunflint character of Sauvignon Blanc from this area is an intrinsic part of the Sancerre palate and is referred to locally as ... more
|Other wines from this producer:|
|Domaine Jean-Paul Balland Sancerre Rose, Loire|
|Domaine Jean-Paul Balland Sancerre Rouge, Loire|
|Domaine Jean-Paul Balland Sancerre Grande Cuvee Blanc, Loire|