Chenin Blanc

Thierry Germain & Michel Chevré

Les Pentes Saumur Chenin Blanc 2015

Lyle Fass
9.6

Been 2 years+ since I’ve had this. Nose is gorgeous now. Nose is honeyed almonds and steel wool. Nuttiness as well. Sense of richness but also super umami notes. Chenin is a major umami grape. Confectionary honeycomb on the nose. So gorgeous and such clarity. Really a knockout nose. Palate is clear, vivid and has terrific, knock you on your ass acids. Tangy and also really leaves an imprint on the palate. Fantastic purity and presence. Really really long. Brown sugar on the nose now. A sick sick wine. Maybe best chenin I’ve had from Michel Chèvre. — 3 days ago

Aravind, Matthew and 9 others liked this

Minus Tide Wines

Buddhais Dharma Chenin Blanc 2019

Elegant, delicate rendition of Chenin from Mendocino definitely evokes the lieu dit (“Buddha’s Dharma” Vineyard). Old vines. Abv 12.5% — 4 days ago

Aravind, S.S. and 21 others liked this

Domaine des Baumard

Savennières Chenin Blanc 2018

Really like this Wine, tasted 6 months ago, aging great. Pale lemon with ripe white fruits and wet stone aromas. On the palate ripe apple & peach, very complex, lively acidity. Long finish ending with mineral and sweet honey character. should continue to age, but great now! When I get a bottle I just can’t leave it in the cellar!! — 17 days ago

Paul, Jeff and 5 others liked this

Château du Petit Thouars

Le Clos Chinon Chenin Blanc 2018

Vintage 2018 | pop and pour, introverted smell with a bit of hay, a bit of pear, a melon impression. Powerful taste with good acidity and bitters, a dinnerwine for sure. Paired with Coquilles Saint Jacques with samphire quenched with sherry vinegar and slices fried bacon — 20 hours ago

Josh, Serge and 13 others liked this

Anne Claude Leflaive

Clau de Nell Chenin Blanc 2016

Late post: Pic from 11/2019 - Pairing this 2016 Clau De Nell Chenin Blanc with the best small plates/tapas restaurant on the island! Cheers🍷 — 4 days ago

Severn, Trixie and 3 others liked this

Rhys Vineyards

Mt.Pajaro Vineyard Chenin Blanc 2016

Phenomenal Chenin from Rhys. Medium plus acidity, beeswax, lemon, mandarin orange, green apple, the wine could sit down for another 5-10 years. — 11 days ago

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Shay, Peter and 6 others liked this

Domaine Netofa

Latour Chenin Blanc 2018

This Chenin Blanc from Israel is drinking very nicely now.

Medium bodied with medium acidity.

Showing a lovely nose with flowers.

Dry on the palate with limes, grapefruits, citrus, green apples, bitter herbs, spices, light earth and white pepper.

Nicely balanced with a nice mouthfeel.

Good right out of the bottle, and good by itself or with food. I had it a year ago, and it is drinking nicer now.

12.5% alcohol by volume.

89 points.

$30.
— 4 days ago

Alex, Dick and 17 others liked this

Domaine de la Taille aux Loups

Triple Zero Montlouis Petillant Chenin Blanc

Green fruit esthers, quince, pear, chalky minerals, on the nose. Lots of pretty green and yellow fruit on the open knit palate, with pleasant bit of contrasting bitterness and sweetness on the finish, and enough acid to carry the bubbles. This is great, planning to hold a few bottles for 5-10 years.
Incidentally, handily beat the Lassaigne side by side, at a third the price.
— 13 days ago

Ericsson, Ted and 21 others liked this
Peter van den Besselaar

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Aperture

Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc 2020

Crisp. Clean. Bright and uplifting. The ‘20 is very good. I preferred the ‘19 which was very similar without the bite at the finish. — 8 days ago

Eric, Daniel P. and 15 others liked this

Catherine et Pierre Breton

Le Dilettante Vouvray

Lovely vouvray With all of the aromas and flavors you expect from rich chenin but bone dry 🤩 — 8 days ago

Sharon, Severn and 11 others liked this