2013 Ch. Le Sartre, Blanc, Pessac-Léognan

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A lovely, historic vineyard, surrounded by it’s own pine forest, Ch. Le Sartre has seen a huge upswing in fortune since 2005 when it bought by its current owners, the Perrin family (of Ch.Carbonnieux). Prior to that, two world wars had ravaged the vines and the property was all but abandoned. There is fine terroir here, and the wines now are really singing. Absolutely benchmark nose here – white peaches and elderflower. Wonderfully aromatic Sauvignon Blanc, giving zest and focus on the palate, bolstered by the added weight and waxiness of 10% Semillon. Refreshingly crisp and pure, but with re