Loire

Loire

  • Clos les Montys, Muscadet Sevre et Maine sur lie, 2017

    Product Code: CDM117

    Clos les Montys, Muscadet Sevre et Maine sur lie, 2017

    “Jérémie bought the Clos des Montys, with vines on poor, sandstone-derived soils, in 2010. Vines here are ancient, mostly 80-100 years old. Apricot...”

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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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  • Domaine de l'Aumonier, Touraine Sauvignon, 2018

    Product Code: AUM118

    Domaine de l'Aumonier, Touraine Sauvignon, 2018

    “From organically farmed vines, this is a long-established best-seller here, admired for its overt fruitiness. Well delineated ripe citrus with notes...”

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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, 2017

    Product Code: HUC117

    Domaine de la Chauvinière, Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur lie, 2017

    “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, Sauvignon Blanc, IGP Val de Loire, 2018

    Product Code: FOR718

    Forges, Sauvignon Blanc, IGP Val de Loire, 2018

    “Very pale, almost water white. Very correct, bright and zippy. Now-2020”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 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, Les Pernets, 2017

    Product Code: BLA117

    Francis Blanchet, Pouilly-Fumé, Les Pernets, 2017

    “We never rush to sell this upon first shipping: it’s a steely, intense SB which needs several months in bottle before it shows at its best. We have...”

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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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  • Francis Blanchet, Pouilly-Fumé, Silice, 2017

    Product Code: BLA217

    Francis Blanchet, Pouilly-Fumé, Silice, 2017

    “From a small block on very flinty soils in the heart of the appellation, this is an intense and age-worthy wine. Currently quite tight on the nose -...”

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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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  • Gilles Gaudron, Vouvray Demi-Sec, Les Pierres Rousses, 2014

    Product Code: GAU314

    Gilles Gaudron, Vouvray Demi-Sec, Les Pierres Rousses, 2014

    “Lovely, off-dry Chenin Blanc: a breadth of passion fruit and pineapple flavours with a delicate sweetness are held in check by a fine acid structure....”

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    Medium

    Rated 3 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire Valley
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 12%
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  • Les Chardons, Sauvignon Blanc, Vin de Pays de Loire, 2018

    Product Code: AUM318

    Les Chardons, Sauvignon Blanc, Vin de Pays de Loire, 2018

    “Pale hue. Bright grapefruit and ripe apple aromas with a grassy note. Well judged weight of zesty citrus flavours. Really on form, with a refreshing...”

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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 des Forges, Savennières, Moulin du Gué, 2017

    Product Code: FOR817

    Domaine des Forges, Savennières, Moulin du Gué, 2017

    “The first of the Branchereaus’ Savennières is from Chenin Blanc grown on sand and shale soils and given 11 months in old barrels: it’s a wine to...”

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    Dry

    Rated 2 out of 5
    Dry > Sweet
    • Origin: France
    • Region: Loire
    • Colour: White
    • Bottle Size: 75cl
    • ABV: 16.5%
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  • Domaine de la Guilloterie, Saumur Blanc, Les Perruches, 2017

    Product Code: GUL617

    Domaine de la Guilloterie, Saumur Blanc, Les Perruches, 2017

    “From a new domaine for us, this is a very superior, barrel-fermented Saumur Blanc from 50 year old vines. Lovely scent of honey and orange blossom....”

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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, 2017

    Product Code: ROS417

    Cherrier Père et fils, Sancerre, L’Essentiel, 2017

    “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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