Merchant Picks By Region

Merchant's Pick by region: Loire

  1. Each year, we reserve the Sancerre Slayer title for an exceptional Sancerre doppelganger.

    Finding well-made Sancerre for under $25 per bottle is nearly impossible! In fact, with the rising euro, French wines are getting more - not less - expensive.

    But, for an everyday sipper,...

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  2. Sumptuous Springtime Sancerre!
    April 14, 2019

    Nothing says Springtime like Sancerre!

    And, nothing embodies "refreshing" like Gerard Boulay's 2018 Chavignol Sancerre.

    With its refreshing lemon-lime notes, we can think of few Sancerres that match the quality of Boulay's Sauvignon Blanc.

    What is it about the...

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  3. Sancerre Showstopper!
    March 08, 2019

    Nothing says Spring like Sancerre!

    In twelve short days, when the birds are chirping and the trees blooming, you will want one wine in your glass, the 2017 Domaine du Nozay Sancerre.

    A Sancerre Showstopper!

    Just outside the town of Sainte-Gemme in the northernmost...

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  4. Savory Sauvignon Blanc for Autumn and Beyond!
    September 28, 2018

    We often tout the wines of Sancerre. Today, however, we are going to delight you with a wine from the opposite side of the Loire Valley, the 2015 Ladoucette, Pouilly-Fumé.

    Sancerre may be the most recognized of the two Sauvignon Blanc growing regions. But, the more dynamic of the two...

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  5. Sumptuous Summer Sancerre!
    July 23, 2018

    Nothing says Summer like Sancerre!

    With its refreshing lemon and lime notes, we can think of few Sancerres that match the quality of Gerard Boulay's "Chavignol" Sancerre.

    What is it about the Chavignol subregion of Sancerre that warrants highlighting?

    Perched on the...

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