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Thierry Delaunay Sauvignon Blanc Touraine 2015, France

Loire Valley
Sauvignon blanc

Think of this as a baby Sancerre, the far more famous sauvignon blanc-based white from farther east in the Loire Valley. Light-bodied yet with solid concentration and flesh, it's like a peach in a tango with a grapefruit on a grass dance floor. There's a gentle spicy lift on the finish, too. Good value. Available in Ontario.

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Life columnist

Beppi Crosariol writes about wine and spirits in the Globe Life and Style sections.He has been The Globe's wine and spirits columnist for more than 10 years. In the late 1990s, he also wrote a food trends column called The Biting Edge.Beppi used to cover business law for ROB and previously edited the paper's weekly technology section. More


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