Lucien Crochet

Sancerre Sauvignon Blanc

9.0354 ratings
8.938 pro ratings
Sancerre, Central Vineyards, Loire Valley, France
Sauvignon Blanc
Cheddar & Gruyere, Tomato-Based, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Goat & Feta Cheese, Chili & Hot Spicy, White Fish, Salads & Greens, Meaty & Oily Fish, Fruit Desserts, Shellfish
Top Notes For
Ron R
9.2

All prior notes apply. Really good, tilting towards a hint of sweetness at the end. Worth half a case investment. Best enjoyed now.

All prior notes apply. Really good, tilting towards a hint of sweetness at the end. Worth half a case investment. Best enjoyed now.

Oct 8th, 2021
Ron R
9.2

A very pleasant surprise. Nose presents straw, lemon zest and chalky minerality. The palate is untypically sweet, with toned-down acidity. Mid palate shows gooseberries without the tartness. Finishes soft, but still has focus, albeit somewhat blunted. Certainly idiosyncratic for Sancerre - Jean Georges Nougatine.

A very pleasant surprise. Nose presents straw, lemon zest and chalky minerality. The palate is untypically sweet, with toned-down acidity. Mid palate shows gooseberries without the tartness. Finishes soft, but still has focus, albeit somewhat blunted. Certainly idiosyncratic for Sancerre - Jean Georges Nougatine.

Jul 9th, 2021
Jay Kline

Tasted double-blind. The 2018 Lucien Crochet pours a very pale straw color. On the nose, almost imperceptible pyrazines. Instead, the smell of an ocean breeze with a touch of cheesy funk that I find rather attractive. On the palate, there is an undeniable freshness to this wine that is really compelling. Citrus fruits with white pepper. Medium-plus acid. Satisfying finish. Very good!

Tasted double-blind. The 2018 Lucien Crochet pours a very pale straw color. On the nose, almost imperceptible pyrazines. Instead, the smell of an ocean breeze with a touch of cheesy funk that I find rather attractive. On the palate, there is an undeniable freshness to this wine that is really compelling. Citrus fruits with white pepper. Medium-plus acid. Satisfying finish. Very good!

Jan 4th, 2021
Lyn Farmer

Medium lemon color, with medium intensity aromas and flavors of lemon, grapefruit, herbs, green apple and wet stone. Medium body, medium finish. Solid but unexciting

Medium lemon color, with medium intensity aromas and flavors of lemon, grapefruit, herbs, green apple and wet stone. Medium body, medium finish. Solid but unexciting

Aug 23rd, 2018
Sasha Verhage

Winemaker/Owner Eno Wines

9.3

What I love in Sancerre. Crisp.kiwi lychee. Citrus. Mineral. Yum.

What I love in Sancerre. Crisp.kiwi lychee. Citrus. Mineral. Yum.

Feb 12th, 2018
Jackie Smith

Citrus and grassy in all the good ways! Balanced acidity

Citrus and grassy in all the good ways! Balanced acidity

2 people found it helpfulFeb 19th, 2015
michele janezic

much welcomed after a very long day.

much welcomed after a very long day.

2 people found it helpfulOct 24th, 2014
Mark Lindzy

Very true to style for Sancerre, clean lemon curd and flinty minerality.

Very true to style for Sancerre, clean lemon curd and flinty minerality.

1 person found it helpfulNov 5th, 2015
Lily Davis

French Wine Specialist at Ottorink Weinbar

9.0

That's more like it. Crochet and a Jamaican spliff as we glide toward dusk in Providenciales

That's more like it. Crochet and a Jamaican spliff as we glide toward dusk in Providenciales

Aug 6th, 2016
Nikki Goddard, DWS

Always a great classic

Always a great classic

Jan 22nd, 2016