Touraine, Loire Valley

Domaine Huet

Le Mont Sec Vouvray Chenin Blanc 2020

2020-Huet. Marvelous. Nice nose. really good balance of acidity and fruit. For the price point an excellent CB from Lore. If I had a bigger budget I’d have a case — 9 days ago

Ira, David and 9 others liked this

Olga Raffault

Chinon Cabernet Franc Rosé 2019

Solid. Has the hint of herbaceousness one expects from Cab Franc. — 7 days ago

Severn, Andrew and 12 others liked this

Christophe Thorigny

Vouvray Demi-Sec Chenin Blanc 2019

Nice for porch sipping! Fruity and a little sweet. Another good find at Arrow Wine — 14 days ago

Dave Rostker
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Brent, Daniel and 2 others liked this

Domaine Gilet

Cuvee Silex Vouvray Chenin Blanc 2020

Nice and approachable. Good balance of fruit and mineral. — 13 days ago

Eddie, Brent and 4 others liked this

François Chidaine

Touraine Grolleau Blend Rose

Vintage 2019 | very good effort, unusual combination of grapes. Beautiful balance, nice bitters and good weight. Food rosé. - At restaurant Céline — 18 days ago

Aaron, Severn and 17 others liked this

Jenny & Francois Gaspard

Bulles Sparkling Rose

Mouthwatering acidity and minerality. Effervescent, apple, raspberries, strawberries and cherries. White pepper on the nose. — 8 hours ago

Vincent Carême

Spring Vouvray Chenin Blanc

Good straw color. I smelled mostly pear/apple but some mineral on it though I couldn’t put a name to it. :/
Complex on the palate and surprisingly full for how acidic it was. A good dry white that can be served in the summer.
— 5 days ago

Domaine de la Marinière

Vieilles Vignes Chinon Cabernet Franc

Vintage 2019 | quintessence Cabernet Franc, such a comforting bouquet! Pepperbell and cherries. A lot. Hint of minerals. Together better, quite harmonious. Velvety taste. Supple. Mild acidity. Charming. | paired with a ostrich steak, ratatouille with grated Swiss Belper Knolle cheese. — 16 days ago

Eric, Jan and 20 others liked this
John Bratincevic

John Bratincevic

Sounds great!

Domaine des Corbillières

Touraine Sauvignon Blanc 2011

Was forgotten in the back of the cellar. Had very low expectations but showed quite well. Evolved, but still tasty. — 5 days ago

Clos du Tue-Boeuf

Rouillon Cheverny Rouge Pinot Noir Blend

Wow, red fruit, a little malic a little wild w more earth and funk on the nose than on the palate. Don’t leave any for day 2 it got really yeasty/VA and I wished I had consumed it in its fresh form after opening! — 5 days ago