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Merchant Picks By Region

Merchant's Pick by region: Loire

  1. "A brilliant value..." • 48 Hour Only!
    August 31, 2020

    "Heaven."  Decanter

    Why all the attention for this brilliant Chenin-Blanc?

    Vouvray is a region within the Loire Valley.  Chenin Blanc is the white grape grown there.

    If you are a fan of seafood, then the 2019...

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  2. Sumptuous Summer Sancerre!
    August 27, 2020

    Nothing says summer like Sancerre!

    And, nothing embodies "refreshing" like Gerard Boulay's 2019 Chavignol Sancerre.

    Perched on the northern tip of Sancerre are the white limestone slopes of Chavignol, the finest Sauvignon Blanc growing region...

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  3. One of Sancerre's Best for Summer!
    July 15, 2020

    Pull the cork, and prepare to be amazed!

    Domaine Bailly-Reverdy is not just any Sancerre- it is a Sancerre from the prestigious "Chavignol" village - often referred to as the Grand Cru of Sancerre.  Sauvignon Blanc from this region of France expresses itself like...

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  4. The Oldest Sauvignon Blanc Vines On The Planet!
    June 04, 2020

    Ethereal

    The oldest Sauvignon Blanc vines on the planet are located on the south-facing ridge of "La Moussiere."

    La Moussiere is the cornerstone of the Alphone Mellot domaine, which is now in its 19th successive generation of...

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  5. Sancerre's Best For Spring & Summer
    April 14, 2020

    The exclusive three-acre parcel known as "Les Monts Damnes" yields the most expressive Sauvignon Blanc in the wine world. 

    Les Monts Damnes translates - literally - to "the cursed mountains" for its treacherous and steeply sloped vineyards, which can only he hand-harvested. ...

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