Loire

Loire

  • Domaine de la Chauvinière, Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur lie, 2019

    Product Code: HUC119

    Domaine de la Chauvinière, Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur lie, 2019

    “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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 11.5%
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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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  • Forges, Savennières, Clos du Papillon, 2018

    Product Code: FOR918

    Forges, Savennières, Clos du Papillon, 2018

    “"Almonds on the nose. Pungent nose but with quite a bit of honeyed Chenin Blanc character. The firmness of Savennières but a little roundness...”

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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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  • Domaine des Forges, Coteaux du Layon St Aubin, 2018

    Product Code: FOR618

    Domaine des Forges, Coteaux du Layon St Aubin, 2018

    “Wonderful perfume of oranges steeped in honey - it reminds me of that darkly handsome French man in the old Cointreau ads growling about...”

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    Sweet

    Rated 4 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 12.5%
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