Nicolas Joly

Clos de la Bergerie Savennières Roche aux Moines Chenin Blanc

9.257 ratings
9.214 pro ratings
Savennières, Anjou-Saumur, Loire Valley, France
Chenin Blanc
Turkey, Vanilla & Caramel, Fruit & Berries, Exotic Spices, Salads & Greens, Pate, Potato, Tomato-Based, Chicken, Fruit Desserts, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pungent Cheese, Squash & Root Vegetables, Goat & Feta Cheese, Cheddar & Gruyere, Sweet Potato, Yuca, Taro, Baking Spices, Chili & Hot Spicy, Nuts & Seeds, Soft Cheese, Salami & Prosciutto, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Quinoa, Shellfish, Sweet Potato
Top Notes For
Gregory Fulchiero

Mind freak - cheese rind, apple cider vinegar, and brioche

Mind freak - cheese rind, apple cider vinegar, and brioche

Jun 20th, 2019
Mike Garrison

When Mme Joly tells you to buy this one, you do it.

When Mme Joly tells you to buy this one, you do it.

2 people found it helpfulNov 28th, 2015
Joe Caughman

Like tramping through an herb garden. Mind blowing.

Like tramping through an herb garden. Mind blowing.

1 person found it helpfulAug 6th, 2013
Meghan Salvatore

Funky but fun. Definite forest floor

Funky but fun. Definite forest floor

Aug 20th, 2016
Ryan Brazell

Rise Over Run

8.7

A concerning color -- almost bronze -- derived more from botrytis than oxidation... I'm guessing. A little boozy and medicinal; generally lacking freshness. Always a bit of a crap shoot with Joly.

A concerning color -- almost bronze -- derived more from botrytis than oxidation... I'm guessing. A little boozy and medicinal; generally lacking freshness. Always a bit of a crap shoot with Joly.

Jun 7th, 2016
Alex Jones

Marketing/Development Kunni/Westerly Wines

8.7

A baby even with a four hour decant but classic Chenin and will be great in five or more years.

A baby even with a four hour decant but classic Chenin and will be great in five or more years.

Mar 6th, 2016
Erica Webber

Rich, full bodied, notes of marmalade and honey. Gorgeous. Wow!

Rich, full bodied, notes of marmalade and honey. Gorgeous. Wow!

Feb 9th, 2016
Mimi McLaughlin

My job does not stink.

My job does not stink.

Oct 24th, 2013
Alex Ring

Sommelier Balena

Chasing the old seahorse again. Rich and developed,, yet there's a freshness that keeps me coming back for more. Totally cohesive for a wine that I normally love to call weird.

Chasing the old seahorse again. Rich and developed,, yet there's a freshness that keeps me coming back for more. Totally cohesive for a wine that I normally love to call weird.

Nov 12th, 2015
Adam Wills

Dayum 💛

Dayum 💛

May 11th, 2018