Cheverny, Touraine

Sauger Domaine

Cheverny Vieilles Vignes White Blend 2018

3.4. Delightful French Sauvignon Blanc with a touch of Chardonnay. On sale for $13.29, regularly $16.99. — 4 days ago

Christian Venier

Le Clos des Carteries Cheverny Pinot Noir Blend

Bouquet on the nose, #strawberry #redfruit on first sip, finishing with hint of #herb and #blackpepper. Mild acidity. Would love a bit more depth but nonetheless expected for a #gamay blend — 24 days ago

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Domaine La Bruyère

Chenonceaux Touraine Sauvignon Blanc 2016

TOURAINE CHENONCEAUX
Appellation Touraine Protégé
La Bruyère - Récolte 2016

The vineyards of AOC Touraine-Chenonceaux, which include 27 municipalities, extend over a reduced area on both banks of the Cher River and are an integral part of the Loire Valley, one of the 7 European vineyards listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is also one of the Loire's most recently established appellations in the large AOC Touraine family.

Established in 2016, the AOC Touraine-Chenonceaux is named after the famous Château de Chenonceau spanning the Cher RIver. Domaine La Bruyère's 20 hectares are located on the secondary valleys of Loir-et-Cher; an array of hillside plots grounded on clay-limestone-siliceous soils mixed with a layer of flint (known as Perruches), which take advantage of the micro-climate of the Cher Valley by showing good complexity and stylistically sitting between Sancerre and Brouilly.

Pierre Chainier source classic Loire varietal wines, as well as owning some excellent properties throughout the region. For both elements of their wine business, they look to principles of agriculture raisonné alongside the most modern wine-making techniques. Within Touraine, they have significant vineyard holdings and 7 domaines, including Domaine de La Bruyère in this newly established appellation of Touraine-Chenonceaux. Conversely, Clos de Nouys, their 25 acre estate, is one of the oldest in the AOC Vouvray. Here vines average 35 years of age and Clos de Nouys' parcels of vines were already listed among the best sites on geological maps dating from 1907.

Made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc grapes (they also grow Sauvignon Rose), their Touraine-Chenonceaux Blanc is the result of a rigorous selection process, both of parcels at harvest and of particular cuvées. Vines are cultivated following the principles of sustainable agriculture. The final wine rests on lees for six months before bottling. With its clear robe of golden hues, fresh and round on the palate, this white wine reveals aromas of citrus with notes of white, buttery flowers. An intense citrus nose: candied lemon and orange, developing into apricot and lime, about to turn into brioches. Beautifully fresh and vibrant, once chilled, it will perfectly partner with white meat dishes, fish and seafood (including Sushi) or goat cheese. Or depart from traditional Sauvignon pairings and try with exotic and intense flavors, such as Tagines or Indian Curries.
— 3 months ago

Mark Gagnier
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Domaine des Huards (Michel Gendrier)

Le Pressoir Pinot Noir 2016

90% Pinot Noir, 10% Gamay. Biodynamic. A light wine with beautiful aromas of red berries acidulous type currant, raspberry. with a good decantation this wine deploys rich and varied nuances, it is absolutely necessary to do it to appreciate it at its fair value. that's wonderful ! well done — 14 days ago

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Christian Venier

Les Hauts de Madon Cheverny Rouge Pinot Noir Gamay

What a wine. Heavy and relatively high alcohol. But don’t let that deter. Smoky with notes of anise and pepper. — 22 days ago

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Domaine du Moulin (Hervé Villemade)

Cheverny Pinot Noir Gamay

(insert thumbs up Brent Rambo gif here) — 23 days ago

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Puzelat-Bonhomme

Le Telquel Cheverny Gamay 2018

I’ve really fallen hard for Loire gamay this fall and late summer, and this one is a classic. — 16 days ago

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Domaine Philippe Tessier

Moelleux Cour-Cheverny Romorantin 2015

Demi-sec, baked pear, stewed apricot, canned pineapple, prune, honey, ginger candy, musk, quince, minerality, and dried herbs. 50g/L RS. Round mouthfeel. Medium+ finish. — 18 days ago

Domaine des Huards (Michel Gendrier)

La Haute Pinglerie Cheverny Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Lovely expressive nose. Crisp and refreshing. — 21 days ago

Charles Joguet

Clos de la Dioterie Chinon Cabernet Franc 2012

I wanted to wait with this wine but it keep staring me in the face - I wish I had waited- violet rim and it opened up with mushrooms and cherry fruit, cedar and perfect balance still a lot of life wish I had waited but it’s awesome 🍷 — 6 days ago

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