Loire Valley, France

Domaine Huet

Le Mont Moelleux Vouvray Chenin Blanc 2002

Total sensory play, you know what Chenin Blanc taste like...right? Through it out the window, clear your head for this. This was a stunner, peach, cream and petrol nose. Slightly sweet but not, hint of saline and wet concrete. Full mouth-coating. I enjoyed this on the pop of the cork and three hours later showed no signs of fading. Thank you @Bill Bender for the experience! — 3 days ago

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It was very unique at @Shawn R not sure we should have been using it to do body shots but whatever, it was fun, and nobody got pregnant
Norman Gennaro

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Ahh @Bill Bender thankfully someone carries on the lost art of wine body shots

Lionel Gosseaume

Climat No 1 - 47°23'13" - 1°20'8" Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Intense and flavorful, lean and crisp French Sauvigmon Blanc with plenty of lime, gooseberry, honey and slate. — 8 days ago

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@Shawn Thompson Shawn have a great May long Cheers 🍷


Nice! Happy May long weekend!😎
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@P A @Trixie happy May long to you both. Cheers! 🍷


Clos le Vigneau Vouvray Chenin Blanc 2016

Confrérie de la Chaîne Des Rôtisseurs, Bailliage d'Albany; 19 May 2019 at Franklin Plaza, Troy, NY

Second Course
Dover Sole Meuniere
Fried Capers, Fresh Lemon
— 4 days ago

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Catherine et Pierre Breton

Les Perrières Bourgueil Cabernet Franc 2003

Many wines from 2003 are compromised and stewed due to the European heatwave that year. This has darker & riper fruit than one usually expects from this wine, but it works beautifully here. Has plenty of meaty/truffle secondary notes, but lots of power and energy to balance those characteristics. Not always a great vintage, but works great here. — 6 days ago

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Hugh O'Riordan

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Turntable break?
Kyle Harvey

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Great producers always triumph...

Domaine du Bel Air

Jour de Soif Bourgueil Cabernet Franc 2017

Someone said natural. Think this is organic farming but I don’t think this is natural wine. Pierre Gauthier, almost 40 acres of Clay/Limestone Tufa in Benais outside of Bourgeuil. Probably just over $25-$30retail, $45-$60 on a wine list. Smoking good. The composite rating here is insanely low for the QPR. Everyone should be drinking these wines. This is a great wine in the grand scheme of things, it’s all about perspective. Entry level wine, the Jour de Soif has no oak, bright fruit, amazing green edge. There is a wet tobacco thing. Classic wine! Love it. — 12 days ago

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Domaine Bernard Baudry

La Croix Boissée Chinon Blanc Chenin Blanc

I really enjoyed this wine, but got the sense it will really improve with some bottle age. Plan on getting more to lay down if I can keep my hands off it in the meantime. — a month ago

Ceccherini, Ron and 1 other liked this

Olivier Lejeune

Clos Des Plantes Poïèsis Chenin Blanc 2017

Seth Morgen Long

Bought a few of these on @Max Kogod’s recommendation and the first bottle did not disappoint. Typical and energetic. Waxy, spiced, wooly, rich but with bristling acidity. Quite vibrant and effusive, decanting helped to open this up. — 14 days ago

Kimberly, David and 5 others liked this

De Chanceny

Crémant de Loire Brut Rosé Blend

100% Cabernet Franc, delicate pink with strawberry, raspberry, violet and nectarine. Delicious. — 6 days ago

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Lovely photo!

Philippe Alliet

Chinon Cabernet Franc 2017

I always enjoy this wine, and the 2017 is another great vintage. Smells like fresh veggies, herbs, and tart red and black fruit. Great acidity with a spicy, grippy finish. Obviously, this isn’t everyone’s bag, but for fans of this style it’s very good. — 6 days ago

Mark, Bill and 2 others liked this

Domaine Huet

Le Haut-Lieu Moelleux Vouvray Chenin Blanc 2003

Still so youngt.. approachable from the get go and just enough acidity to keep you engaged. Lemon honey, candied apricot. — 6 days ago

Severn, Shawn and 5 others liked this