"Aged 70 years, the amber-colored (still with greenish reflections!) 1945 Vouvray Le Haut Lieu Moelleux comes from the FU plot within the lieu-dit Haut-Lieu. Dominated by chalk and silex, it h... Read More
“From a "quintessential Chenin Blanc year" (Michael Broadbent), the luminously orange-golden 1989 Vouvray Le Haut-Lieu Moelleux Première Trie displays a beautifully clear and intense yet not l... Read More
This wine is produced with chenin grapes on clayish silicate soil, handly harvested, this wine ferments two months in barrels.
It matures in the tank with his fine lees untill the spring.
The ... Read More
88 points Wine & Spirits: Catherine Breton makes this wine from 40-year-old vines growing on flinty, clay-limestone soils. It has the natural wine scent of apple cider and an austere finish of... Read More
The limestone and flinty (silex in French) terroir of Vouvray offers great advantages for producing fine, well-balanced complex Chenin Blanc wine. Hand harvested, this wine is fermented and th... Read More
When Foreau issues a 'Sec' (and the decision to do so relates entirely to the vintage conditions and the composition of the grapes at harvest), the wine can carry from 1 to 2 grams of residual... Read More
The cuvee “Ammonite”, stands for the type of fossils found there and the grapes come from a vineyard overlooking the Loire river on a granite slope. Hand harvested, the grapes are slow pressed... Read More
Catherine and Didier Champalou both came from vigneron families, yet their mutual sense of independence prompted the couple to brave it on their own right after completing viticultural school ... Read More
Auguste Bonhomme's estate is based on the Atlantic side of France's Loire Valley and has been family run for five generations. He grows mainly Melon de Bourgogne (more commonly known as Muscad... Read More