Loire Valley

Sancerre Rose La Silicieuse Domaine Michel Girault 2016
Size: 750 ml     SKU: CRFR-RO-20810

Parlez Vous Sauvignon Blanc 2016
Size: 750 ml     SKU: VAFR-W-8010

Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc 100%

Tasting notes : Pale yellow

Nose: Very expressive with floral, plant and woody notes evolving into aromas of exotic fruit.

Palate: Fresh, full and well-balanced with an expressive finish and a slight return of exotic fruit and floral zests.

Recommendations: Seafood, crudités, aperitif

Parlez Vous la Loire Pinot Noir IGP Val De Loire 2016
Size: 750 ml     SKU: VAFR-R-7010

Varietal: Pinot Noir 100%

Tasting notes: Ruby red of medium intensity.

Nose: Quite expressive with notes of red fruit in alcohol and blackcurrant.

Palate: Fairly smooth, round wine with pronounced fruit, the flavours of red fruits in alcohol come through.

Pairing : Charcuterie, white meats, barbecues, cheese.

Rose d’Anjou AOP Domaine de Flines 100% Grolleau
Size: 750 ml     SKU: CRFR-RO-20910

Varietal: Grolleau 100%

Tasting notes : Fruity semi-dry rosé wine gives a good flavor to the strawberry, reveals a cherry dress and shows a joyous lightness and a very pleasant freshness.

Chenin Blanc Secret Vines Val de Loire
Size: 750 ml     SKU: BWUS-W6-5011

Varietal: Chenin Blanc 100%

Tasting notes : Pale gold ; a delicate nose of pear, peach and hint of quince ; a full mouth of sweet and balanced aromas Acidity and minerality for a long and elegant finish.

Regis Jouan Sancerre Blanc 2014
Size: 750 ml     SKU: CRFR-W-20711

Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc 100%

Dry and mineral Sancerre with considerable finesse.

Vouvray AOC Demi-Sec Les Caves de Bel Air 2014
Size: 750 ml     SKU: CRFR-W-2010810

Varietal: Chenin Blanc

Tasting Notes: Intense, concentrated Chenin fruit. Smooth and fine texture with a long, sweet finish.

Muscadet Chateau de La Jousseliniere 2012
Size: 750 ml     SKU: CRFR-W-201710

Varietal: Melon de Bourgogne

Tasting Notes: The dress is a clear, pale, lemon color. A clean bouquet with medium intensity, creamy oak aromas and citrus fruits. On the palate, this has high acidity, medium body, and flavors of creamy oak with citrus fruit. However, no yeasty flavors detected at all although this is supposed to be a "Sur Lie".

Domaine Les Beaux Regards Sancerre "Rouge" 2013
Size: 750 ml     SKU: CRFR-R-201410

Varietal: Pinot Noir

Vinification: After destemming the grapes undergo fermentation at 25° C for 10 days. Then they are pressed and wine is stored 20% in oak barrels and 80% in stainless steel tanks where the wine undergoes malolactic fermentation.

Tasting Notes: Ruby red dress with aromas of red fruits on the nose. The palate presents with a slight wood perception and supple finish. We recommended pairing with red meat or game.

Chateau de Fosse-Seche Arcane White Organic 2011
Size: 750 ml     SKU: BGFR-W-201910

Varietal: Chenin Blanc

Tasting Notes: The attack is fresh ( lime green ) and long finish with a nice mouth feel. This wine is extremely palatable alone, and even better when its an aperitif paired with raw fish and cooked, or white meat with sautéed chanterelles .

Production: Harvest time is determined by tasting skin and pips to reach a coated materiality with fine aromatic notes and appropriate tannin structure. Fermentation takes place for 13 months at low temperature and aged on lees.

Chateau de Fosse-Seche Eolithe Red Biodynamic 2011
Size: 750 ml     SKU: BGFR-R-201810

Varietals: Cabernet Franc (95%) Cabernet Sauvignon (5%)

Tasting notes : Dark cherry colour with nose of dark fruit flavors, especially blueberries, enriched with spicy aromas of tobacco, and graphite. Medium-bodied and fresh, but concentrated with ripe fruit aromas of dark cherries and blackberries. Extremely well-balanced with silky tannins, delicate acidity and long finish.

Score: 91, Stephan Reinhardt- Wine Advocate

Sancerre AOC La Silicieuse Michel Girault 2016
Size: 750 ml     SKU: CRFR-W-20710

Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc

Tasting Notes: Powerful nose with aromatic qualities developing in the following months. Very representative of the limestone-clay soil found in its village of Bué. Good acidity form the young vintage while at the same time displaying a surprising supple roundness that is long lasting on the palate.

Pouilly-Fume AOC La Grappe D'Or Michel Girault 2015
Size: 750 ml     SKU: CRFR-W-20610

Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc

Tasting Notes: Clean, clear in the glass with some grassy aromas. The palate offers flavors of lemon/lime, green grass and under-ripe green plum, with bracing acidity, in a rugged old-school style.

Chinon Domaine Fabrice Gasnier Les Graves 2013
Size: 750 ml     SKU: BGFR-R-20710

Varietal: Cabernet Franc

Tasting Notes: Dense ruby with light purple highlights on the dress, followed by an intense and complexity on the nose, showing notes of liquorice and chocolate gradually revealing ripe black fruit accents. The attack on the mouth is sharp while quickly gaining body density, its tannic structure gradually tightens up, with a long lasting minerality to the finish

Side note: This bottle screams to be followed by another one.