Domaine aux Moines

Savennières-Roche aux Moines Chenin Blanc

9.0434 ratings
9.1152 pro ratings
Savennières, Anjou-Saumur, Loire Valley, France
Chenin Blanc
Top Notes For
Chris McClellan

Apricot/pineapple , beeswax, raging acid..

Apricot/pineapple , beeswax, raging acid..

Jul 1st, 2019
Fredrik Finn

Very good wine, combining its rich yellow, yet vibrant fruit with a balanced complexity of primary and savoury aromas with a defined mineral background. Great interplay on the palate, rich and ripe stone fruit and a broad mid palate with a generous but well integrated alcohol that is carried on a very strong shouldered cut through acidity. Thoughtful to its home ground, performing above its price, but is just short on the doorstep for a long finish.

Very good wine, combining its rich yellow, yet vibrant fruit with a balanced complexity of primary and savoury aromas with a defined mineral background. Great interplay on the palate, rich and ripe stone fruit and a broad mid palate with a generous but well integrated alcohol that is carried on a very strong shouldered cut through acidity. Thoughtful to its home ground, performing above its price, but is just short on the doorstep for a long finish.

May 25th, 2019
Austin Hohnke

Another beautiful Chenin drinking quite well. Loads of honey. Deep golden color. Hard to beat this for the money.

Another beautiful Chenin drinking quite well. Loads of honey. Deep golden color. Hard to beat this for the money.

May 11th, 2019
Shay A
9.2

Jack & Arden put together a wonderful evening of delicious food and great wines, and a few of us attendees contributed some bottles to enjoy as well. Great night!

Served blind and probably the most difficult bottle to guess of the night. It was very honeyed up front, with orange blossom and apricot. Acidity was quite low. I ended up guessing Savenniere, but have to credit Dan for being the one to suggest it.

Jack & Arden put together a wonderful evening of delicious food and great wines, and a few of us attendees contributed some bottles to enjoy as well. Great night!

Served blind and probably the most difficult bottle to guess of the night. It was very honeyed up front, with orange blossom and apricot. Acidity was quite low. I ended up guessing Savenniere, but have to credit Dan for being the one to suggest it.

Dec 17th, 2018
Ainsley Clement

Aromas of honey, green apple, white peach, a touch of metallic aromas, hazelnut and toast from lees. Dry, high acid wine with medium body. Hazelnut comes to forefront of palette notes with a long finish. Wine feels tightly wound and could be aged further.

Aromas of honey, green apple, white peach, a touch of metallic aromas, hazelnut and toast from lees. Dry, high acid wine with medium body. Hazelnut comes to forefront of palette notes with a long finish. Wine feels tightly wound and could be aged further.

Sep 23rd, 2018
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

8.9

Earth, melon.

Earth, melon.

May 28th, 2018
Vincent Seufert

Never disappoints.

Never disappoints.

Sep 21st, 2017
Robert Cunningham

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

9.0

Lovely and balanced

Lovely and balanced

Aug 28th, 2017
Erin Pooley

Owner/Winemaker Good Luck Wines

9.1

Like diving into honey and getting a big firm hug

Like diving into honey and getting a big firm hug

5 people found it helpfulJan 13th, 2014
Steve Matthiasson

Owner/Winemaker Matthiasson Wines

9.2

Nose like a really top notch fruity tequila, citrusy, lots of acid, like a perfectly made margarita

Nose like a really top notch fruity tequila, citrusy, lots of acid, like a perfectly made margarita

3 people found it helpfulJul 23rd, 2015