Loire

DOMAINE DE REUILLY ‘LES PIERRE PLATES’ REUILLY BLANC 2018
Article code VF13800
$26.00
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“With a winemaking tradition dating back to the 7th century, Reuilly’s first vines were tended by the monks of King Dagobert’s Royal Abbey. Denis Jamain’s grandfather has maintained vines on the Domaine’s property since the end of World War II. During the
LAPORTE ‘LE BOUQUET’ VAL DE LOIRE SAUVIGNON BLANC 2018
Article code VF13902
$17.00
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“Flintstones, chalk and limestone
The grapes come from the slopes of the Loire Valley. This area stretches from the Auvergne to the Atlantic Ocean, across 13 departments.
The wine ferments in thermoregulated stainless steel tanks at low temperature and ma
RAIMBAULT-PINEAU SANCERRE 2019
Article code VF14071
$25.00
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This fine Sancerre is brisk with plenty of fruit in the bouquet and on the palate, as well as vegetal notes of cassis leaf, white flowers, and citrus. The attack is frank, and the mouth feel is rich and round.
PIERRE SOURDAIS ‘TRADITION’ CHINON 2017
Article code VF13937
$21.00
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ANNE-CLAUDE LEFLAIVE CLAU DE NELL ANJOU “CUVEE VIOLETTE” 2015
Article code VF13436
$47.00
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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
$57.00
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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
$27.00
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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
LA TAILLE AUX LOUPS ‘CLOS MICHET’ MONTLOUIS SUR LOIRE 2017
Article code VF12934
$36.00
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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.
JAULIN-PLAISANTIN CHINON L’ENFER 2012
Article code VF12112
$21.00
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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
$35.00
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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
$35.00
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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
$35.00
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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."
MARDON QUINCY 'TRES VIEILLES VIGNES' 2018
Article code VF4298
$21.00
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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
DOMAINE DE LA TAILLE AUX LOUPS ‘CLOS DE MOSNY’ MONTLOUIS BLANC 2017
Article code VF11599
$41.00
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“After founding Domaine de la Taille aux Loups in 1989 and bringing its wines to international acclaim, Loire master Jacky Blot acquired Domaine de la Butte in the appellation of Bourgueil in the summer of 2002. He seized upon the opportunity to make equa
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
DOMAINE DE LA GARRELIERE 'CINABRE' 2011
Article code VF9738
$24.00
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"A fuller, bolder style of Cabernet Franc from the Loire Valley. Winemaker Francois Plouzeau holds back the harvesting of his fruit for maximum ripeness. The resulting wine is deep with classic, rusty red Cab Franc fruit and a beautiful, rich and silty mo
DOMAINE DE L'ECU MUSCADET DE SEVRE ET MAINE 'ORTHOGNEISS' 2016
Article code VF0772
$23.00
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"Nose is subtle and elegant with the zest of citrus fruits, white flowers, spices such as ginger and cumin, and notes of flint, dried fruits and toasted almonds. The attack is sharp and focused, with great purity and elegance on the palate. Finishes with
PHILIPPE FOREAU VOUVRAY 'CLOS NAUDIN' MOELLEUX 1999
Article code VF8170
$53.00
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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