Tasting Note                         

92   2010  Chateau d'Epiré  Savennières Cuvée Spéciale   2/9/14 ($24)

 13.5 % alc   
Color: Straw yellow to light gold. (3.0) Bouquet: Minerals and brine with lycee nut and Bosc pear fruit. (3.0) Body: Light heavyweight with excellent fruit and acidity. Rich, tangy mouthfeel. (3.0) Flavor: Parallels bouquet, but flavors pop more here with key lime in the mix. Elegant, precise and intense. (3.5) Finish: Parallels flavor with outstanding length. (3.5)
Overall: Intense, yet elegant Savennieres that is beautifully balanced. Bone dry and precise. An outstanding Chenin Blanc that should become more complex with time. Amazing for the price. (16)

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