Merchant Picks By Region

Merchant's Pick by region: Loire

  1. From Napa Valley to New Zealand, Sancerre to Bordeaux, Sauvignon has many expressions.

    But for an everyday sipper, a summer backyard bash, last minute company dropping by, or even warm goat cheese atop fresh arugula, this Sauvignon Blanc will please any summertime crowd of all wine...

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  2. Sancerre Showstopper!
    June 25, 2019

    A Showstopper!

    Just outside the town of Sainte-Gemme in the northernmost corner of Sancerre are the steep, bowled vineyards of Domaine du Nozay (not to be confused with Chateau du Nozay).

    This organic and biodynamic wine displays the region's chalk and mineral-driven soil —...

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  3. 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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  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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