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ANJOU 10 BAUDOUIN SAULAIES
PATRICK BAUDOUIN 2010 ANJOU LES SAULAIES
SEMI-SWEET
Item: #333800
Bottle Size:750ML
$44.99
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Semi-sweet white wine from century-old Chenin on schists.

Terroir expression requires of the grower respect of the soil life, the fauna and the flora. In the cellar, it requires simplicity.
ANJOU 11 LEDUC-FROUHIN
LEDUC-FROUHIN 2011 LE DUC-FROUHIN
Item: #333763
Bottle Size:750ML
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Domaine LEDUC-FROUIN was founded in 1873 and is now managed by Antoine Leduc, 4th generation Winemaker. Antoine was always destined to work in his 30 hectares family estate and he Read More...
returned there in 1993 after doing his Oenology studies in Bourgogne and Bordeaux. Combining tradition and modernity, Antoine makes every e.ort to produce typical, local and subtile wines. .e diversity of the soils (falun, shale, clay) allows him to perform single vineyard winemaking like La Seigneurie".

With its brilliant garnet color, this wine has blackcurrant, blueberry, tobacco and spicy scents. Velvety and rich but well-rounded with soft tannins.
ANJOU 12 DE LA ROULERIE
CHATEAU DE LA ROULERIE 2012 ANJOU
Item: #311004
Bottle Size:750ML
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Anjou is the winegrowing district around the French city of Angers, in the western Loire Valley. One of our most long standing producers is Philippe Germain from Chateau de la Roulerie Read More...
in Anjou. He and his wife Marie were originally from Bordeaux but are now happily settled in the Loire. He is passionate about the complex wine styles that can be made from the Cabernet Franc grape. The wines are produced Organically and currently being converted to Biodynamic. Deep red color with an enticing bouquet of forrest berries. The wine is a fine expression of mature Cabernet Franc, round, supple and elegant.
ANJOU BLANC 10 CEP BY CEP
CEP BY CEP 2010 ANJOU BALNC
Item: #311003
Bottle Size:750ML
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BAUDOUIN 11 COTE LAYON
PATRICK BAUDOUIN 2011 COTE DU LAYON
SWEET
Item: #333782
Bottle Size:750ML
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Patrick Baudouin (pictured) is one of the Loire’s leading producers of sweet whites, and makes sensational wines from his three terroirs in Coteaux du Layon: Chaudefonds sur Layon, Read More...
Saint Aubin de Luigné and Rochefort sur Loire.
Coteaux du Layon is a region in the Loire Valley that is famous for its sweet wines made from Chenin Blanc grapes that have been affected by the wonderfully named ‘noble rot’. This is a fungus called Botrytis cinerea rhat attacks the already ripe grapes, concentrating them into sweet, shrivelled berries that have the capacity to make complex, thrilling wines.
BAUMARD 09 SAVENNIERES CATHER
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WINE SPECTATOR 94 POINTS - "Plump, ripe and full, featuring a slightly exotic edge to the guava, mango and creamed peach flavors, before a racier side Read More...
of green plum, honeysuckle and plantain moves in behind. Still youthfully raw, with the fruit bouncing rather than gliding for now. The finish is long, revealing an echo of green almond that bodes well for cellaring. Best from 2015 through 2026. 100 cases imported."
BAUMARD 10 QUART DE CHAUM 375M
DOMAINE DES BAUMARD 2010 QUART DE CHAUME 375ML
Item: #333850
Bottle Size:375ML
WA:96
$41.99

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WINE SPECTATOR 96 POINTS - "Unctuous, concentrated and refined, this holds a large core of quince, creamed Anjou pear and white ginger notes in reserve Read More...
for now, while heather, chamomile, orange blossom and white peach flavors take the lead. When the reserves stretch out and catch up with the floral accents, this will be a pure, precise stunner, with a long life. Best from 2018 through 2035. 150 cases imported. –JM"
BOURGUEIL 13 CHANTELEUSERIE
DOMAINE CHANTELEUSERIE 2013 BOURGUEIL
Item: #311160
Bottle Size:750ML
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Domaine de la Chanteleuserie means “place where the larks sing,” hence the singing bird on the front. The domaine is perched on a limestone plateau in an idyllic landscape in the Read More...
heart of Touraine. The vineyards enjoy full southern exposure helping to ripen the Cabernet Franc grapes. This is the land of Cabernet Franc, better known locally as “Breton.” Though it’s known often as a blending grape in Bordeaux, it has the ability to shine nicely on it’s own in the Loire.





CHEVERNY 11 VEILLOUX
DOMAINE DE VEILLOUX 2011 CHEVERNY BLANC
Item: #333936
Bottle Size:750ML
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Based in Fougères sur Bièvre, Domaine de Veilloux is family owned estate of 20 hectares of vineyards. The story of the estate is very old as it used to belong the Château de Fougères (Read More...
18th century). The domaine wasn't only producing wine at the begining of its existence but was more oriented towards polyculture (cereals, cattle, etc.) and slowly expanded throughout the years. Today, Domaine de Veilloux is owned by Michel and Silviane Quenioux with their son Arnaud working in the vineyards.

The estate is managed according to natural principles (certified organic) with a great care of the various local grape varieties (Menu Pineau, Sauvignon Blanc, Gamay, etc.). The soils are mainly made of clay but with little differences according the plot considered (clay with sand or clay with flint for instance). The winemaking is respectful of the fruit and the ageing is usually long, thus producing complex wines that really reflect the terroir of the Cheverny appellation.
CHEVERNY 13 SALVARD
SALVARD 2013 CHEVERNY
Item: #373252
Bottle Size:750ML
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The Delaille family has owned Domaine du Salvard for more than a century; they have passed it down through generations and expanded the property from 25 acres to nearly 90. Brothers Read More...
Emmanuel and Thierry represent the fifth generation of the family to farm the land, which they now work sustainably, and continue the winemaking tradition. Their white wine is an 85/15% blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay; crisp and light, a blend of tropical fruit notes and citrus, the wine has great acidity and plenty of minerality.



CHINON 11 JOGUET VARENNES
CHARLES JOGUET 2011 CHINON VARENNES DU GRAND CLOS
Item: #322154
Bottle Size:750ML
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• Single-vineyard is situated at the foot of a gravelly terrace with an eroding limestone slopeon the left bank of the Vienne River in Sazilly

• Yields average 40 hl/ha Read More...
Cold skin maceration last for five days

• Fermentation lasts for a maximum of 4 weeks, at higher temperatures than most cuvées

• Well-adapted pump-overs and punch-downs

• At the end of alcoholic fermentation, the free-run wines and the best of the pressed wines are blended for malolactic fermentation in 1-3 year-old barrels

• Wine ages in oak fûts for 15-16 months, depending on the vintage

• After racking, the finished wine rests assembled in cuve for two months before bottling
CHINON 11 PLOUZEAU CORNUELLES
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CHINON 12 BAUDRY GREZEAUX
BAUDRY 2012 CHINON GREZEAUX
Item: #333385
Bottle Size:750ML
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CHINON BL 10 LAMBERT CHESNAIES
LAMBERT 2010 CHINON BLANC LES CHESNAIES
Item: #333990
Bottle Size:750ML
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CLAU DE NELL 11 CAB FRANC
CLAU DE NELL 2011 CABERNET FRANC
Item: #300047
Bottle Size:750ML
$39.99
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CLAU DE NELL 11 VIOLETTE
CLAU DE NELL 2011 VIOLETTE
Item: #300049
Bottle Size:750ML
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The wines are bottled unfined, unfiltered on a fruit day, as defined by the biodynamic calendar. Domaine Clau de Nell is part of the prestigious Renaissance des Appellations association Read More...
and is Demeter certified as 100% biodynamic.
Tasting notes Nonetheless, the hallmark elegance and balanced structure behind this wine shines through.
70% Cabernet Franc/30% Cabernet Sauvignon). Estate grapes were harvested from 60 year old Cabernet Sauvignon vines and 40 year old Cabernet Franc vines, fermented with native yeasts and macerated for 20 days. The percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon will vary slightly depending on the vintage. The Cabernet Sauvignon lends additional structure and tannins to the Cabernet Franc – this is a different, more powerful wine than the 100% Cabernet Franc.
CLAU DE NELL 12 GROLLEAU
CLAU DE NELL 2012 GROLLEAU
Item: #300048
Bottle Size:750ML
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Domaine Clau de Nell is located in the Loire Valley wine region of Anjou, southeast of Angers and northwest of Saumur, in the village of Ambillou-Château. The vines range in age from Read More...
30 to 90 years. These vineyards have been biodynamically cultivated since 2000.Grolleau, a varietal native to Touraine, has played a major part only in Rosé d’Anjou in the past, as it is prone to very high yields. When yields are limited, however, and the vines are very old and cultivated 100 percent biodynamically, as at Clau de Nell, the results are surprising, with a remarkable purity of fruit and velvety, tight tannins.
COTTAT 12 PINOT NOIR CAILLOU
PATIENT COTTAT 2012 PINOT NOIR LE GRAND CAILLOU
Item: #334056
Bottle Size:750ML
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Grape-variety : 100% Pinot Noir
50% from the Loire Valley
50% from Burgundy
Ages of the vines : 15 years
Soil : Clayey
Yield : 50 hl/ha
Production surface : Read More...
15 ha
Vinification : Mechanical harvests
Maceration during 3 days before fermentation
Cuvaison during 12 days
Alcohol Content : 12 % alcohol by volume
Total Acidity : 5 g/l to 6g/l
Residual sugars : 1 to 3 g/l

Tasting : Elegant and round, nice bright and clear color.
Notes of raspberries,blackcurrant, and spices.
Suggested dishes : Grilled meats or in sauces, meat patés
Ageing : Should be drunk within 3 years of bottling
DOMAINE FRESCHE 10  ANJOU COTE
DOMAINE DU FRESCHE 2010 ANJOU COTEAUX DE LA LOIRE
Item: #321085
Bottle Size:750ml
$22.99
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WINEMAKER'S NOTES: - "Clean, crisp and dry on the nose with some typical notes of apples and pears. The wine is bone dry with a chalky texture on entry and displays a good structure, Read More...
with a lively apple-like acidity running through the wine. There is a hint of spritz coming from a little residual carbon-dioxide which helps to lift the impression of freshness and acts as a preservative. This is for immediate drinking, but could be expected to age for three to five years."
JOUSSET 12  EXILE ROSE PET NAT
DOMAINE JOUSSET 12 ROSE PETILLANT NATUREL EXILE
(VDF)
Item: #377496
Bottle Size:750ML
$16.99
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Ripe, high quality fruit is the key to making this "pink lady" the most alluring Cabernet Franc-based bubbly we have ever had. All the juice was fermented in 400L 8 year-old barrels. Read More...
Bottling took place in February 2013 and disgorgement in July 2013. Shimmering dark with a very fine perlage its aromas present a veritable basket of raspberries, strawberries, and red currant aromas joined by top notes of roses and vanilla. The pristine palate mirrors the red fruit bouquet but is bolstered by undertones of citrus and limestone. A primo patio quaffer if there ever was one.

Bertrand Jousset is a passionate, larger than life (he looks to be about six foot six) Loire Valley vigneron. Bertrand and his wife Lise are part of a vanguard of young wine producers that are revitalizing the Mount Louis wine scene. Located in Touraine on the left bank of the Loire River opposite from Vouvray, Mount Louis features old vines and relatively inexpensive land making it something of a Mecca for a new generation of winery startups. Loire Valley natives, the Joussets had always dreamed of working with Chenin Blanc. That dream seemed far off until suddenly in 2003 they happened upon a small, run-down estate for rent that offered great potential. The property featured an historic ridge top chateau with three levels to facilitate gravity flow winemaking. More importantly, the property possessed 26 acres of old vines averaging 60 years of age. After nearly a decade of moonlighting and scrimping, the couple was able to assume ownership of the estate. Their vineyards are divided into 25 garden-sized parcels planted primarily to Chenin Blanc rounded out with small holdings of Cabernet Franc, Gamay, Grolleau, and Chardonnay. Bertrand mainly overseas the grape farming which is strictly organic. He also follows an aggressive pruning schedule to limit yields and takes extra time and care to field sort his fruit at harvest to ensure that only the healthiest grapes make it to the crusher. The winery is Lise’s relm where she follows a non-intervention regime that includes fermentation with native yeasts, minimal application of SO2, and clarification without filtration.
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