Domaine aux Moines

Savennières-Roche aux Moines Chenin Blanc

9.0372 ratings
9.1136 pro ratings
Savennières, Anjou-Saumur, Loire Valley, France
Chenin Blanc
Top Notes For
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
Nicole Hakli

Sommelier The NoMad Restaurant

10

Earthy and dried honey! Best value at The Modern!

Earthy and dried honey! Best value at The Modern!

2 people found it helpfulOct 18th, 2014
Jordana Giovannoni

I would love to explore Savennieres deeper. This was a beautiful wine with age and at a great price at Pearl and Ash in NYC.

I would love to explore Savennieres deeper. This was a beautiful wine with age and at a great price at Pearl and Ash in NYC.

2 people found it helpfulMay 26th, 2014
Gareth Tilley

At Green Man and French Horn. Still tasting good but probably past its best. A bit hollow but still nutty and with an attractive honeycomb edge.

At Green Man and French Horn. Still tasting good but probably past its best. A bit hollow but still nutty and with an attractive honeycomb edge.

2 people found it helpfulApr 29th, 2014
John Skupny - Lang & Reed Wine Company

1999 - typically bronzed at 17 years old - nutty and dried fruit aromas - a little tint of botrytis honey makes it seem like it will sweet - but dry and lengthy taste. Great bargain @28 retail

1999 - typically bronzed at 17 years old - nutty and dried fruit aromas - a little tint of botrytis honey makes it seem like it will sweet - but dry and lengthy taste. Great bargain @28 retail

1 person found it helpfulSep 15th, 2016
Marc Stubblefield

Wine Sales at Vino Carta and Kogod Wine Merchant

9.0

Burnished gold. Walnuts, peanut skins and honeycomb. There's a bit of honeyed quince, but the palate is mostly dried out, though I've had other bottles that still showed more fruit. Austere but compelling in that old dry Chenin sort of way - geeky enjoyment, as opposed to the fleshier examples which have provided more pleasure.

N.B. This took at least two hours in the decanter to stir, on opening it seemed DOA.

Burnished gold. Walnuts, peanut skins and honeycomb. There's a bit of honeyed quince, but the palate is mostly dried out, though I've had other bottles that still showed more fruit. Austere but compelling in that old dry Chenin sort of way - geeky enjoyment, as opposed to the fleshier examples which have provided more pleasure.

N.B. This took at least two hours in the decanter to stir, on opening it seemed DOA.

1 person found it helpfulMar 10th, 2016
Tommy Pace

Woah. Oily, rich, woolly, cool bottle for stupid cheap.

Woah. Oily, rich, woolly, cool bottle for stupid cheap.

1 person found it helpfulJun 27th, 2015