Vouvray Wine


Vouvray is a large, varied appellation in the Touraine region of the Loire Valley. The grape variety used is Chenin Blanc. Vouvray can be dry (usually labeled “sec”), demi-sec, sweet, or sparkling. In cooler years, most wines made are dry, off-dry, or sparkling; in the best years, the top producers come out with what Vouvray is really known for -- the exceptional, long-lived Moelleux or Liquoreux wines. Demi-Sec Vouvray can also be excellent and ageworthy. One reason the wines often benefit from a great deal of time in bottle is the extremely high natural acidity of the Chenin Blanc grape. Some of the top producers include Huet, Champalou, and Pinon. Their wines are up there with the best white wines in the world, and are very different from commercial Vouvray, which is usually a simple, off-dry white wine that does not benefit from time in bottle.

– Description from Hana Choi

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  • Wow, OT.. what a tasting...Tonight, I opened a 2007 Domaine Moyer Montlouis sur ... sur Loire Moelleux (sweet Vouvray) out of curiosity.  I have had these bottles for awhile... storing them at prolly a lower temp than I should.  But wanted to ck it out.  Still the same nose I remember... a very heady honeysuckle/honey nose... reminiscent of a h... Read More

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  • So here's an idea, but you kind of have to jump in feet first:  ... ... Introduce the Mrs to either Vouvray wines in the demi-sec or sweet range.  If she likes the flavors, you can move to drier chenin blanc.  But chenin can be tough--it's really high in acid.  So, instead, try her on some spatlese or auslese rieslings in the sweeter range.  T... Read More

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  • Fell off the wagon tonight. It was D's birthday and I needed something to ... of choice was the 2011 Huet Vouvray Le Mont S Read More

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  • For a white I would suggest a Vouvray demi-sec or even moelleux.For a red I would consider a Burgundy a wine which usually matches beef like no other Read More

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  • Domaine de la Racauderie Vouvray Moelleux 2002


    This bottle was part of a three bottle lot I bought from the website ... for £17.50. Vouvray is an AOC created in 1936 at the eastern end of the Loire valley not far from Tours and the grape variety is chenin blanc known locally as pineau although small proportions of a grape called arbois are allowed but rarely used.There are four types of Vou... Read More

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  • Hey Fox, instead of the Huet Le Mont Sec Vouvray as a palate cleanser I am leaning towards that Mag of '99 Mayacamas Chard as it needs to be opened. Hope that's OK with you.  Read More

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  • Emark, I went up to Siduri's tasting room and tried a half dozen wines made ... made ... It was a dry(ish) Vouvray, pretty good but not as stinging as I like.  I messed my palate up by starting with some leftover '09 Raymond Usseglio CdP that we had opened the night before, so that wasn't really helping matters.  Best wine last week was a Math... Read More

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  • Welcome to the Snooth Forum, DBrooks.  I saw your other posting, but ... ... ... your horizons a bit is a Vouvray from France.  The Vouvray region is in the Loire Valley and the predominant white wine grape that they use is Chenin Blanc.  The resulting wine usually has a fair amount of detectable sweetness.  You might also look for California ... Read More

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