Category Archives: france loire

Francois Millet Sancerre 2014

Francois Millet, AOC Sancerre, Bué, Yonne, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France, 2014 This wine: lot No. L15168 (impressed on back label), varietal sauvignon blanc, fermented in stainless steel, 4-6 months lees ageing, coated natural cork closure, 13% abv, Gauntleys £17.10 (01/20) Consumer tasting … Continue reading

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Lambert Perruches Chinon 2013

Beatrice & Pascal Lambert, Domaine Lambert, Les Perruches, AOC Chinon, Indre et Loire, Centre Val de Loire, France, 2013 On AOC/AOP Chinon. This wine: lot No. none, so a single bottling run; organic, varietal cabernet france; no added yeast, 12 … Continue reading

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Lambert Marie Chinon 2012

Beatrice & Pascal Lambert, Domaine Lambert, Cuvee Marie, AOC Chinon, Indre et Loire, Centre Val de Loire, France, 2012 On AOC/AOP Chinon This red, white and rose appellation, is located along the Vienne valley, and the left banks of the … Continue reading

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Champs Fleuris Saumur 1999

Domaine des Champs Fleuris, Les Damoiselles, AOC Saumur, Maine et Loire, Pays de la Loire, France, 1999 On AOC Saumur and Loire Valley appellations and map. This wine: lot No. LSB 01 (on front label), varietal chenin blanc, fermented dry; … Continue reading

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Sourdais Chinon 1993

Serge et Bruno Sourdais, AOC Chinon, Indre et Loire, Centre Val de Loire, France, 1993 On AOC Chinon Chinon lies between the left bank of the Loire and towards the south encompassing both banks of the Vienne. Cabernet franc (aka breton) … Continue reading

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Ch. des Vaults Savennieres 2005

Domaine du Closel – Chateau des Vaults, La Jalousie, AOC Savennieres, Maine et Loire, Pays de la Loire, France, 2005 Some notes on the Savennieres appellation. This wine: lot No. LSG35, varietal chenin blanc, coated natural cork closure, 14% abv, … Continue reading

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La Cave de Sancerre 1987

Producteurs de la Cave des Vins de Sancerre, AOC Sancerre, Cher, France, 1987 This wine: lot No. – none, not required until 1990, varietal sauvignon blanc, fill level 43 mm below the cork, natural cork closure (stained/mouldy capsule, cork end … Continue reading

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