2011 La Lunotte Terra Incognita

Sauvignon Blanc

  • France
  • Vin de France
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CT88 5 reviews
Label borrowed from 2013
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Community Tasting Notes 5

  • wormfarmer Likes this wine:

    January 30, 2017 - Unrateable, but such delight. There's a bit of SB sweat to the nose, but in every other way you're off the map here. Preserved lemon, grilled rosemary, cheese, salted caramel -- all of these things are in play. A bit simpler on the finish (and hotter/spicier) than I recall -- but this 2011 is still pretty electrifying, all things told.

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  • David_T Likes this wine: 89 points

    August 4, 2015 - This smells like a nice funky apple cider. Apples/barnyard. The flavors have an interesting kiwi/melon/pineapple combination up front then the apple/barnyard with pomelo on the finish. Medium acidity/light minerality. Always unique.

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  • senna22 wrote:

    December 24, 2014 - If you look at my history, I almost never post notes. I drink wine not analyze it. But this wine is very special, and the Chambers Street Wines website says it best:
    "Not for quaffing — this is a wine of contemplation..."
    Thank you, David and the staff at CSW.

  • Shapnyc wrote: 87 points

    December 21, 2014 - fine won't reorder

  • Ben H. Likes this wine:

    December 15, 2014 - Such a good wine. Pear notes, stony, a hint of butterscotch, with an elegant texture. Fairly powerful. I think I liked it best on day one but by day three it had developed a delicious brininess.

    1 person found this helpful Comment

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type White
  • Producer La Lunotte
  • Varietal Sauvignon Blanc
  • Designation Terra Incognita
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region France
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Vin de France

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  • In Cellars 3 (8%)
  • Consumed 34 (92%)

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