Domaine de Chevailly Quincy 2018

A former Jancis Robinson 'wine of the week', this is crisp and vibrant Sauvignon from the Loire, and great value.

The wines of Quincy (pronounced ‘Can See’) can be a great substitute for a Pouilly-Fumé or a Sancerre, and offer better value for money - such as this one from one of the best domaines, run by owner and winemaker Yves Lestourgie (president of the Quincy growers’ association no less). This is a former 'wine of the week' on JancisRobinson.com, where Tamlyn Currin 'was staggered by how reasonably priced this piercingly elegant wine was.' 

£15.95
Domaine de Chevailly Quincy 2018
Domaine de Chevailly Quincy 2018
Tasting Notes

This delicious Quincy has a similar style to a Pouilly-Fumé or a Sancerre, with lots of zesty grapefruit and spiky blackcurrant leaf, alonside crisp green apple and nettle and flint characters. Enjoy young and fresh, this is a perfect match with shellfish, fish, goats cheese and charcuterie.

 

Jancis Robinson (Tamlyn Currin) described the 2017: “Gunflint and apples. So crisp and dry and flinty and focused that it's practically a razor carved from stone. Yet it fills the mouth (perhaps more with the rattle of sabres than seduction), and it lifts the palate like a shot of wasabi. Precise and long range.

At A Glance
Country Of Origin France
Region Loire
Grape Sauvignon Blanc
Vintage 2018
Producer Domaine de Chevilly
ABV 13.5%
Style Light-Bodied
Volume 75cl
Closure Cork
Food Pairing Cheese, Poultry, Salads, Seafood, Chicken
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