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Château Moncontour Sparkling Vouvray Brut, NV, Loire Valley, France

16 Jan

DSC03213100% Chenin Blanc vinified dry in the méthode traditionelle, just like it’s done in Champagne. The limestone soils of the estate express themselves in beautiful minerality underlining notes of apricot and peach. The vibrant mousse dances across the palate, making this ideal wine for most cuisines. $18

“Comte de Saint Venant” by Château Valmer, 2010, Vouvray

15 Oct

021A fresh, dry Chenin Blanc boasting lime zest, almond and tangy green plum. Balanced and refreshing, the palate offers crisp fruit, stony minerality and a juicy finish that will pull the subtle sweetness out of firm-fleshed white fish like halibut. It’s also a perfect match for spicy cuisines. $15