Loire

Loire

  • Domaine de l'Aumonier, Touraine Sauvignon, 2019

    Product Code: AUM119

    Domaine de l'Aumonier, Touraine Sauvignon, 2019

    “From organically farmed vines, this is a long-established best-seller here, admired for its overt fruitiness, which is particularly pronounced in the...”

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    Dry, Crisp

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire Valley
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Domaine de la Chauvinière, Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur lie, 2018

    Product Code: HUC118

    Domaine de la Chauvinière, Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur lie, 2018

    “Muscadet, grown at the mouth of the Loire (where the climate isn’t that dissimilar to Cornwall) is the traditional French accompaniment to Atlantic...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire Valley
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 12%
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  • Forges, Anjou Blanc, L'Audace, 2019

    Product Code: FOR419

    Forges, Anjou Blanc, L'Audace, 2019

    “This is a wine from a humble appellation but ambitiously crafted: the vineyard is managed for low yields and quality, with short pruning, debudding,...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire Valley
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14%
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  • Francis Blanchet, Pouilly-Fumé, Les Pernets, 2018

    Product Code: BLA118

    Francis Blanchet, Pouilly-Fumé, Les Pernets, 2018

    “The Blanchet’s wine is so authentic, true to the appellation, with real bite and stony character, and always at a very fair price. Bright citrus...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire Valley
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 12.5%
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  • Francis Blanchet, Pouilly-Fumé, Silice, 2018

    Product Code: BLA218

    Francis Blanchet, Pouilly-Fumé, Silice, 2018

    “From a small block on very flinty soils in the heart of the appellation, this is an intense and ageworthy wine. Smelling of citrus peel and hawthorn...”

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    Dry

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire Valley
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13%
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  • Les Chardons, Sauvignon Blanc, IGP Val de Loire, 2019

    Product Code: AUM319

    Les Chardons, Sauvignon Blanc, IGP Val de Loire, 2019

    “Honest Loire SB at a fair price. Surprisingly tropical aroma. From the second hot vintage in a row in the Loire, this is riper and more rounded than...”

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    Dry, Crisp

    Rated 1 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire Valley
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13%
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  • Domaine des Forges, Coteaux du Layon, 1er Cru Chaume, Les Onnis, 2016

    Product Code: FOR216

    Domaine des Forges, Coteaux du Layon, 1er Cru Chaume, Les Onnis, 2016

    “From a steep, grassed vineyard beside Quarts de Chaume and near the river, so open to botrytis; and always a long-lived, luscious, barrel aged wine...”

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    Sweet

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire Valley
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 11.5%
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  • Domaine de la Guilloterie, Saumur Blanc, Les Perruches, 2018

    Product Code: GUL618

    Domaine de la Guilloterie, Saumur Blanc, Les Perruches, 2018

    “We thought the last vintage of this barrel-fermented Saumur Blanc from 50 year old vines was impressive, but the 2018 is a step up. It’s aged in...”

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    Dry

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Cherrier Père et fils, Sancerre, L’Essentiel, 2018

    Product Code: ROS418

    Cherrier Père et fils, Sancerre, L’Essentiel, 2018

    “L’Essentiel is a selection from a vineyard farmed bio-dynamically, made naturally, left for an extended time on its lees and then bottled without...”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Mes Lies Melon, Vin de France 2019

    Product Code: MEL119

    Mes Lies Melon, Vin de France 2019

    “Made by the brilliant, entrepreneurial Jérémie Huchet who saw there was a gap in the market for a light wine made from blending halves of two...”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 12%
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  • Forges, Chardonnay, IGP Val de Loire, 2019

    Product Code: FOR819

    Forges, Chardonnay, IGP Val de Loire, 2019

    “A decent Chardonnay from the Loire would have been unthinkable a generation ago – yet here’s a terrific example, hand-picked, properly ripe,...”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Jérémie Huchet, Muscadet, Les Quinze Hommées, 2019

    Product Code: HUC419

    Jérémie Huchet, Muscadet, Les Quinze Hommées, 2019

    “One of Jérémie’s "parcellaires", organically farmed, single vineyard wines, from vines in meagre sandy and stony soils over granite...”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 12%
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  • Cherrier Pere et fils, Sancerre, Le Grand Picot, 2017

    Product Code: ROS517

    Cherrier Pere et fils, Sancerre, Le Grand Picot, 2017

    “This is the family’s oaked cuvée, which we have only shipped once before, but the sheer quality and depth of this wine (like all their 2017s)...”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 13.5%
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  • Forges, Savennières, Clos du Papillon, 2018

    Product Code: FOR918

    Forges, Savennières, Clos du Papillon, 2018

    “From the family’s three Savennières, this year we chose the Clos du Papillon, from a celebrated south and south-east facing vineyard shared only...”

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    Dry

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 14.7%
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