Loire Valley Chenin Blanc

Domaine des Baumard

Savennières Chenin Blanc 2016

Savennières is stealth Chenin. It is ever so much that white gravel people rake patterns in. And just as dry. Until a lemon is squeezed over and a pear and tangerine fall from the trees and a brisk wind wafts through carrying hints of the flower bushes blooming nearby. Oh damn and that raw Marcona almonds. It’s a goddamn garden party in early autumn. Bask. This Savennières looks lightweight but it’s white gold. — 2 days ago

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@Severn Goodwin absolutely time! I’ll be trying a bunch in the coming month...
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@Jeff Venier yeah, I love it! Although funny story about Chardonnay—in a blind tasting I was at Monday my class was really torn as to whether we were drinking a Burgundy or a Chenin—turned out it was 2010 Chablis Grand Cru Valmur! But it was the fact that it tasted like a Chenin that made it so good;)

Florent Cosme Vigneron

Grosse Pierre Vouvray Chenin Blanc

Outstanding value. Richer style, but fairly dry. Classic aromatics and broad texture balanced by freshness and acidity. — 3 days ago

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Foreau - Domaine du Clos Naudin

Vouvray Sec Chenin Blanc 2005

Excellent showing. Arguably not even middle age in character. — a day ago

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Domaine du Petit Coteau

Vouvray Chenin Blanc

This is a nice bottle of bubbly made from 100% Chenin Blanc in the Loire Valley style. Dry and light. A little fruit and some nut notes. Amazing QPR at only $17 a bottle. A weeknight bottle of bubbly that can transition to the holidays and dinner with friends as well! — 3 days ago

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Domaine du Collier

La Charpentrie Saumur Blanc Chenin Blanc 2010

Robe jaune
Nez classe avec des notes gourmande et florales
Bouche ample et généreuse avec une énorme densité et un fraîcheur en finale apporté par le terroir et une plénitude liée au travail à la vigne et à l élevage
Respect 👍👍👍👍
— 5 days ago

picolator El Vibro
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Riddley, Julia and 1 other liked this

Domaine Huet

Clos du Bourg Première Trie Moelleux Vouvray Chenin Blanc 2016

Only problem is that is far too young
Already complex and enjoyable
Long finish too
Have another bottle in 10 years to experience a different story 👍
— 9 days ago

francesco scalavinoMauro Gabriele
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Ira, Hugh and 12 others liked this

Nicolas Joly

Clos de la Coulée de Serrant Savennières Chenin Blanc 2012

Very elegant, really outstanding. Taste and smell as Sauterne but not suite. Really incredible. — 11 days ago

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Domaine Guiberteau

Les Moulins Saumur Chenin Blanc 2017

A deeply green Loire Chenin. Laser precise, electric, and acute. I love Becky Wasserman’s take: “punk rock violence, yet of Bach-like logic and profoundness.”

Aromas are subtle. Baked lemon, flint, chalk, baking spice, a whiff of smoke. Flavors of star fruit, kumquat, passion fruit, lime, and Meyer lemon.

Table melting acid.
— 6 days ago

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François Chidaine

Les Bournais Montlouis-sur-Loire Chenin Blanc 2014

Hiding in my cellar like that, but I can’t stay mad at you! Absolute golden color. The mineral, lanolin, and brioche nose gives way to chamomile, apricots yellow apple, quince, and honey flavors. Rounded mouth feel, but no perceptible residual sugars. I really am a sucker for a dry Chenin Blanc. MY wife found a killer Spring Valley goat cheese from Chester Spring, PA to have with this wine. — 16 days ago

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Thibaud Boudignon

Les Fougerais Savennières Chenin Blanc 2013

Alex Lallos
9.2

Is there a better savenierres? Not opened today but I had this recently and it needs about a decade to show itself. This stuff is going to cost $$$$$$ one day — 13 days ago

Ben EdwardsChristian AdamsLee Lightfoot
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