Ah, that’s rather a lovely Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire. There’s the grass and the snap of it — but also a swoonsome waft of blossom. Suck’n'swirl and you may find yourself encountering bit of sweet, toffeed, fudgy stuff in there.
It’s quite soft, even if you let it linger — in contrast to some Sauvignon Blancs, that are a bit like ketamine-laced teenagers, spoiling for whatever it is ketamine-laced teenagers spoil for. You’ve seen them. The rap singers.
Yeah. It’s gently, restrained. Not too harsh or zingy — it nibbles rather than bites. Elegant. And fine, fine value for thy wodge.
Grape Sauvignon Blanc
Price £7.50 from The Wine Society (link is to 2010 vintage, as 2009 is sold out)