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Pouilly-Fumé 'Pierre-Louis' Guyollot Sauvignon Blanc 2015

The Experience

Drink When...
You're feeling besieged
Listen To...
La Marseillaise
Think About...
Vive la France!
Drink With...
Barbecued chicken wings

The Oddbins Take

Sports fans worldwide are familiar with the Gallic cockerel, but few know its significance. Nowadays, this national symbol suggests pride and pizazz; but it's origins stem from an act of defiance. Roman invaders had besieged a small community of chicken farmers in the Loire. The farmers held out bravely, repelling the Romans with every stick, stone, shoe, and over-cooked loaf they had. Until there was nothing left to hurl.


In desperation they turned to their chickens. Plump and properly reared as they were, it was clear their impact would be minor. Therefore, confident the flames would cause only superficial harm before being doused by the passage through the air, they set the chickens afire. And so it was. The Romans found themselves bombarded with a barrage of smouldering foul. The Poulet Fumer - 'Smokey Chicken' - of Loire legend. Oh.. hang on. Pouilly... ah.

Country
France
Region
Loire
Classification
AOC
Vintage
2015
Drink
Best Drunk Now & Over the Next 5 Years
Closure
Diam Cork
Bottle Size
750ml
£17.50

£17.50

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Body
Light Full bodied
Sweetness
Dry Sweet
Grape
Sauvignon Blanc (100%)
Oak
Pouilly Fume 'Pierre Louis' Guyollot Sauvignon Blanc 2015 White Wine

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