Château De La Roche En Loire

Julien Pineau

Roche Blanche Touraine Sauvignon

Crisp. Excellent acidity. Orchard fruits — 4 days ago

François Chidaine

Clos Habert Montlouis-sur-Loire Chenin Blanc 2015

Vintage 2015 | off dry Chenin Blanc with excellent balance and a smell that reveals new impressions every time you take the glass to your nose: honey and minerals are prominent | often a wine really expresses itself in combination with food. This Clos Habert is perfect with the peppery rilettes of local star butcher Jean Maurice Lejeune. Second day, with ham in aspic — 3 days ago

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François Chidaine

Les Bournais Franc de Pied Montlouis-sur-Loire Chenin Blanc 2017

Delectable Wine

Also from the Le Bournais plot, but from 20 specific rows of ungrafted grapes. The volume has been turned up on flavors and aromas here. The fragrant nose reveals notes of grilled herb, beeswax and honey, and smokiness and saltiness carry through the dense palate into a long mineral finish. Fresh, powerful and ageworthy. (Jason Wilson, Vinous, July 2020)
— 12 days ago

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François Chidaine

Les Tuffeaux Montlouis-sur-Loire Chenin Blanc 2018

Insanely aromatic, thick nose of chamomile, lanolin and the color spectrum of peaches. On the palate tutti-frutti basket with everything from white cherry to oranges. Thank you to the somms that let me interlope on their blinding session today, and sneak a slurp of this magical stuff. — 16 days ago

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Domaine Guiberteau

Clos de Guichaux Monopole Bizay Saumur Chenin Blanc 2015

Aromas of lemon, some apple, beeswax and some wet stone. The acidity is there along with a nice richness, medium-full bodied and wide along with very good persistence, delicious. 91-92 almost

Arômes de citron, pommes, roche mouillée et cire d’abeille. Une bouche pleine et large, tension et richesse se côtoient avec une longue finale persistante. Délicieux. 91-92
— 2 days ago

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Domaine Huet

Le Haut-Lieu Demi-Sec Vouvray Chenin Blanc 2018

A summer day with friends spent near Red Hook, NY, harvesting the great bounty there. I forgot to snap a photo of bottle so had to rely on Delectable. This Huet Is generous young, given its rs I imagine. All about texture & balance, & that precision chenin blanc flavor ( as opposed to a broader profile with Chenins lower on totem pole). Enjoyed with roasted Sashito peppers, local sausage to start, then local beef burgers & rock fish cooked ‘en papillot’ w a cayenne butter sauce. Then off for a few swims in the local lake. — 23 days ago

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Vogelzang Vineyard Mourvedre 2019

My first Dandi from the LF guys and I’m really impressed. Fantastic nose and fruit for this Mourvèdre from the Happy Canyon Santa Barbara AVA. 12.5% abv. Still young so give it a lot of air. — 3 days ago

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La Folie Lucé

Autrement Saumur Champigny Cabernet Franc 2011

A nose of strawberries, red peppers, some vegetal and earthy tones. Palate is medium bodied plus, but with nice acidity and some approachable tannins, that have just a tad of dryness on the finish, nice bottle and surprisingly fresh in this warm weather.

Nez de fruits rouges, fraises entre autres, poivron rouge, un peu de végétal et un côté terreux. Une bouche de corps moyen à puissant, acidité assez vive, mais avec des tannins assez agréables malgré une légère sècheresse qui n’est pas désagréable en fin de bouche. 89-90
— 11 days ago

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Nicolas Duchesneau

Nicolas Duchesneau

@Mario Vaillancourt tu le recommandes ou j’essaie quelque chose d’autre?
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@Nicolas Duchesneau à ce prix la ($41 je crois pour le 2014 en IP chez ABC) si tu aimes le Cabernet franc c’est très bien et ça peut vieillir facilement aussi.
Nicolas Duchesneau

Nicolas Duchesneau

Merci Mario, j’en prends bonne note


Crémant de Loire Brut Rosé

Tonight I have opened the Langlois Crémant de Loire Brut Rosé Langlois-Château. This wine is made up of 70% Cabernet Franc and 30% Pinot Noir two grapes I just adore.

The nose has strawberry, raspberry, cherry, Necco Wafers candy, herbs and wet gravel.

On the palate is strawberry, raspberry, cherry, red currant and a nice crushed limestone minerality.

The wine has a beautiful pink-salmon color and is medium bodied with a pleasingly smooth creaminess mouthfeel and medium + acidity that moves seamlessly into a refreshingly long crisp finish. Welcome to the weekend, please be safe and stay healthy. Nostrovia! 🍾🍾🍾🍾
— 11 days ago

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Domaine de la Renaudie

Touraine Chenonceaux

Vintage 2018 | Smell with tropical fruit: passionfruit, lychee. A taste with citrus, good balance. Awesome p/q, I prefer this above mediocre Sancerre. Nice Sauvignon Blanc for lunch, with a tomato/mozzarella salad, with codfish and a oven zucchini dish. — 10 days ago

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