Amendment 21 Wines

2011 Chais Saint-Laurent Touraine Sauvignon Blanc

17 February 2013 By In Wine Comments:

The Touraine appellation d'origine contrĂ´lĂ©e (AOC) is found in the central Loire river valley and is known for producing Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon Blanc. As a close neighbor to Sancerre and Pouilly-Fume, Touraine produces wonderful examples of Loire Valley Sauvignon Blanc at great value.

The Touraine from Chais Saint-Laurent offers fantastic value while delivering typical characteristics. The Touraine opens with a very light straw color with hints of green, indicating its cool-climate origin. The nose offers citrus, hints of grapefruit, and a mild vegetal grassiness that can only be described as English peas. On the palate the wine is light and crisp with racy acidity and a piercing finish.  Pair this Sauvignon Blanc with goat’s cheese, asparagus, vegetarian dishes, spicy Chinese food, white fish with lemon, ceviche, and just about anything with a sharp citrus component.


Join Our Newsletter

Make sure you don't miss anything interesting happening at Amendment XXI.

Contact Us

Amendment XXI is located in Lower Highlands at the intersection of 15th Street and Boulder near Forest Room 5, Lola’s and Vita restaurants. We’re on the south side of 15th with street parking available.

Connect With Us

We're on Social Networks.
Follow us & get in touch.
You are here: Home Wines 2011 Chais Saint-Laurent Touraine Sauvignon Blanc