2020 Vincent Roussely Touraine Sauvignon Blanc "L'Escale"

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Sometimes we need reminders to slow down and appreciate the beauty in simplicity. Vincent Roussely is a fourth generation winemaker along the Cher river in the Loire Valley whose 8 hectares of vines are certified organic and farmed traditionally by hand and horse. “L’escale” translates to “the stopover” and this unassuming, delicate wine is just the occasion to take a pause from the hustle and bustle of our modern lives. Aromas of lychee took me back to the first time I tasted the fruit in Hawaii during a summer long ago. I let the memories whisk me away, imagining the sounds of ocean waves and wishing for that hammock from the bottle label. With gentle acidity and soft floral notes that complement the lychee fruit well, this sauvignon blanc is delightful on its own. Or it would be delicious with a fresh salad of tender greens and herbs dressed up with grilled chicken or a tin of smoked trout (https://www.streetcarwines.com/fishwife-smoked-rainbow-trout-35oz.html). -Cara

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