Loire

VIGNOBLE DAUNY ‘PYNOZ’ SANCERRE ROUGE 2017
Article code VF13731
$26.00
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“The Dauny family has been cultivating and producing Sancerre since 1683 on the famous slopes of Champtin. The twelfth generation of the family, Nicole and Christian, now are carrying on the herald family tradition with sons Benoit and Thibaut ensuring th
OLGA RAFFAULT CHINON “PICASSES” 1990
Article code VF13670
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“100% Cabernet Franc. Les Picasses is the most famous Chinon lieu-dit, close to the village of Beaumont-En-Véron on the north bank of the Vienne River. It is a slope with full southern exposure and chalky clay-limestone soils, the combination resulting in
J. MOURAT CHENIN DE JARDIN 2018
Article code VF13660
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“Vignobles Mourat was created in 1974 with the purchase of the Chateau Marie de Fou estate by Jérémie Mourat’s father. Jérémie, a dynamic young winemaker, took over for his father in 2000 and has steadily been raising the profile for their region, the Fie
ANNE-CLAUDE LEFLAIVE CLAU DE NELL ANJOU “CUVEE VIOLETTE” 2015
Article code VF13436
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“The property comprises 10 continuous hectares of vines on a hillock surrounded by open countryside. The highest point of Clau de Nell offers a glimpse of the Loire in the distance. From here, an uninterrupted view unveils the sky and the river on the hor
ANNE-CLAUDE LEFLAIVE CLAU DE NELL GROLLEAU 2014
Article code VF13435
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“The property comprises 10 continuous hectares of vines on a hillock surrounded by open countryside. The highest point of Clau de Nell offers a glimpse of the Loire in the distance. From here, an uninterrupted view unveils the sky and the river on the hor
PHILIPPE ALLIET CHINON L’HUISSERIE 2015
Article code VF13374
$37.00
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“A serious, shy man, Philippe Alliet is the proprietor of this small domaine in Cravant-les-Côteaux, location of some of the best Cabernet Franc vineyards in the Loire Valley. Considered by many to be one of the finest producers in Chinon, Alliet is part
DOMAINE DE LA GARRELIERE, LE CHENIN DE LA COLLINE 2016
Article code VF13291
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DOMAINE ANDREE ‘LES MINES’ 2013
Article code VF12380
$44.00
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“The wine is named “Le Mines” (The Mines) because the color of the soil looks like a coal mine. Stephane believes the particular variety of metamorphic rock is black from its high coal & graphite content. That particular geology imparts a unique sense of
DENIS JAMAIN REUILLY BLANC LES FOSSILES 2016
Article code VF9756
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"The soils here are rich, resting on the prized kimmeridgian limestone, a geological chain that connects the loire valley with chablis in burgundy. This limestone is valued for its high content of marine and shell fossils dating back 150 million years ago
LA TAILLE AUX LOUPS ‘CLOS MICHET’ MONTLOUIS SUR LOIRE 2017
Article code VF12934
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Winemaker’s notes : “Crisp apple, blossom honey, and a subtle note of grapefruit zest on the nose. Juicy and penetrating on the palate, offering lively orange zest and orchard fruit flavors along with hints of anise and honeysuckle. Very pure and focused.
J. MOURAT FIEFS VENDEENS 'MAREUIL' COLLECTION ROSE 2018
Article code VF9354
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"A blend Pinot Noir and Cabernet Franc. Grown on a mix of schist and rhyolite. Average age of the vines is 20 years. Hand-harvested, destemmed, pressed and settled with spontaneous fermentation at cool temperatures in stainless steel. Aged 5 months in tan
JAULIN-PLAISANTIN CHINON L’ENFER 2012
Article code VF12112
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“Domaine Jaulin-Plaisantin was born in 2011 when Sébastien Jaulin and Yves Plaisantin launched their partnership. Sébastien had been a vineyard owner in Chinon for almost two decades but was selling all of his fruit to négociants. Yves is originally from
DOMAINE LE PETIT SAINT VINCENT ‘LES POYEUX’ SAUMUR CHAMPIGNY 2013
Article code VF11957
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“Dominique Joseph's family has owned vines in the lieu dit of Les Poyeaux for generations but they did not produce a single vineyard wine from those holdings until 2011. Les Poyeux, made famous by Clos Rougeard, is celebrated for its unique geological com
DOMAINE LE PETIT SAINT VINCENT LES PERRUCHETS SAUMUR 2014
Article code VF11924
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"Dominique Joseph’s Saumur Blanc is a rarity indeed, as he is one of the last vignerons to still cultivate chenin blanc and the Saumur lieu-dit known as Les Perruchets. Bright and intense, with notes of grapefruit and mineral, and complemented by just the
DOMAINE DE LA BERGERIE ‘CLOS LE GRAND BEAUPREAU’ SAVENNIERES 2015
Article code VF12004
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"Schist, sand, aeolian and volcanic rocks. Located at Epiré, Savennières, near Coulée de Serrant and de la Roche aux Moines.
The grapes undergo pellicular maceration, the must is lightly filtered, and fermented and aged in oak barrels."
LAPORTE ‘LE GRAND ROCHOY’ VIELLE VIGNES SANCERRE 2017
Article code VF13007
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"From the prestigious "Domaine du Rochoy" vineyard, an organically farmed 10 ha slope overlooking the Loire river, in the commune of Bannay.
Fermented and aged in stainless steel with indigenous yeast, matured for five months on fine lees. No malolactic
DOMAINE DES AUBUISIERES VOUVRAY ‘CUVEE DE SILEX’ 2017
Article code VF11288
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"Bernard Fouquet, a quiet-spoken man, is making some of the most serious Vouvray of the last few vintages. He is now regarded in France and the international press as one of the top three Vouvray producers. No one succeeds better than Bernard in capturing
J. MOURAT FIEFS VENDEENS MARIE DU FOU BLANC 2015
Article code VF12321
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“Vignobles Mourat was created in 1974 with the purchase of the Chateau Marie de Fou estate by Jérémie Mourat’s father. Jérémie, a dynamic young winemaker, took over for his father in 2000 and has steadily been raising the profile for their region, the Fie
MARDON QUINCY 'TRES VIEILLES VIGNES' 2018
Article code VF4298
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"100% Sauvignon Blanc grown in limestone and chalk not far from Sancerre and very similar in style with its bright, laser beam of citrus fruit and mineral flavors. This cuvée comes from a total of 3.7 hectares of vines all over 50 years old. Total product
CH DE BREZE SAUMUR BLANC ‘CLOS DAVID’ 2014
Article code VF11560
$32.00
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"The Saumur Blanc is vinified and aged exclusively in stainless steel to maintain fruit and freshness. As one moves up in the range and the wines gain in power and density, each of the five Clos wines see an increasing percentage of new oak and longer éle
CLOS ROUGEARD ‘BREZE’ SAUMUR BLANC 2006
Article code VF11715
$285.00
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91 Points - David Schildknecht - The Wine Advocate - “Honeysuckle, lanolin, honeydew melon, and bittersweet floral perfume rise from the glass of Clos Rougeard 2006 Saumur Breze, which displays a cooling as well as soothing palate wreathed in high-toned h
DOMAINE LES POETE TOURAINE 'LES COT' 2011
Article code VF10401
$33.00
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“Varietals: 100% Malbec
Location: Located on the left bank of the Cher River southwest of the town of Thésée from a parcel of 30 – 40 year old vines.
Soil: Shallow soils on the surface of sand and flint with clay and limestone subsoils 1 meter underneath.
PHILIPPE FOREAU VOUVRAY 'GOUTTE D'OR - CLOS NAUDIN' MOELLEUX 2011
Article code VF8777
$265.00
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“The Moelleux cuvées are made in vintages when at least a portion of the vineyards produce grapes that carry significant levels of natural sugar. Botrytis sometimes occurs but it is not necessary in order to declare a Moelleux. Conditions of “passerillage
S.A. HUET VOUVRAY PREMIERE TRIE 'LE MONT' MOELLEUX 2002
Article code VF9450
$99.00
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93 Points - Joel B. Payne - Vinous - “Bright golden yellow. Ripe pear, white peach and caramel aromas are complemented by candied lemon and a hint of fig. The distinctly sweet, pliant pit fruit flavors are slowly lifted by chalky minerality. Rich but also