Cuvee Des Amandiers, Colombard Sauvignon, Cotes de Gascogne, 2012

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This came highly recommended and I thought it a pleasant enough blend with enough Sauvignon to fess up a refreshing fresh and fruity edge on a warm day.

La Croisade, Reserve Sauvignon Blanc, 2011, Unoaked, Cotes de Gascogne

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This is a Superquinn Special and I liked the fact that this was unoaked.

Citrusy – but not tropical – notes.

Other reviewers have described this as a Kiwi Style Sauvignon.

Not so, a bit too fruity and flabby for my own taste Crusade. Though good value on sale as a drinks party wine.


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