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- Thraz - 06-02-2005 08:03 PM

$16 at Total. Old Vines, 12.5%. I loved the 2002, and did not like the 2003 (for reasons opposite to what I have otherwise learned from this board about 2003 Loire: I actually thought the 2003 was much too acidic, although I only tried one bottle). The 2004 is very nice. Tasting a 2004 Sancerre now might seem like infanticide, but I was curious, and I still can't get myself to buy a case without tasting - and by the time I wait sometimes the wine is gone from the shelves. So, the 2004: very floral nose, great balance, a bit of a grassy palate, maybe because it's so young. Enough to make me want to get a few more bottles, and hopefully this means 2004 will be (was? wine gives you a weird sense of time) a good year for Sancerre.


- Thraz - 06-03-2005 07:26 PM

Even better the second night. I am definitely getting more of this.


- Innkeeper - 06-03-2005 08:34 PM

Sounds great, will look for it.


- TheEngineer - 06-03-2005 08:47 PM

Thanks for the heads up and will look for. ....trying to learn a bit about this varietal..so the more I try...... [Image: smile.gif]