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La Chablisienne Saint-Bris Sauvignon 2011, France Add to ...

  • Rating 89
  • Year 2011
  • Region Burgundy
  • Varietal Sauvignon blanc
  • Food Pairing Fresh cheeses and light seafood, including oysters
  • Price $14.95

Though the Chablis district of Burgundy is dominated by chardonnay, the small, little-known appellation of Saint-Bris excels at sauvignon blanc. As with fine Sancerre (the great sauvignon blanc source in the Loire Valley), this is a whispering white. Light-bodied, it hints at lemon, smoky herbs and flint. Ideal for fresh cheeses and light seafood, including oysters. $17.99 in B.C.

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