Bunch of Cabernet Franc in Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil
A small selection of seasonal wines for drinking this autumn
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2009 Saumur Blanc, Domaine de Nerleux £8.25 £7.65
Regis Neau’s delicious dry Chenin Blanc has loads of ripe fruit and a very nice concentration and balance.
2009 Touraine Sauvignon, Domaine du Clos Roussely £8.50 £7.85
We started shipping Vincent Roussely’s wines last year and they have proved extremely popular. His Sauvignon is crisp, fresh and has a lovely ripeness and balance. Made organically.
2009 Sauvignon, Domaine de Bablut £8.70 £7.95
Wonderful organically produced Sauvignon from our old friend Christophe Daviau. It has real elegance with a lovely concentration.
2008 Muscadet Sur Lie ‘ Le Clos des Allees’ £9.20 £8.50
Pierre Luneau has a great reputation as probably the leading grower in this region. His ‘Clos des Allees’ from an individual parcel of old vines has excellent ripe fruit and a lovely minerality.
2009 Chateau de la Roulerie, Anjou Blanc, Chenin Sec £11.50 £10.65
The new vintage of Philippe Germain’s lovely Chenin has recently arrived and has a really attractive nose, ripe fruit and is beautifully balanced. Delicious with Oriental food as well as traditional European cuisine.
2008 Le Petit Princé, Anjou Blanc Chenin Blanc £11.50 £10.65
Made by Christophe Daviau from the Domaine de Bablut, this lovely dry organically produced Chenin Blanc is bottled on the lees and has
a lovely attractive nose, ripe fruit and is beautifully balanced.
2008 Sancerre, ‘Les Pierris’ £12.50 £11.55
The Champault brothers, Laurent & Claude, make this wonderful Sancerre which has a classic Sauvignon flavour and great character.
Cremant de Loire, Domaine de Nerleux £10.75 £9.95
Lovely dry fruit sparkler from Regis Neau made in the traditional method from Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay.
2009 Rosé de Loire, Domaine Ogereau £8.30 £7.50
Delicious dry fruity Rose from our old friend, Vincent Ogereau. Made from Gamay and Grolleau.
2009 Saumur Rouge, Domaine des Hauts de Sanziers £8.15 £7.50
Dominique Tessier’s Cabernet Franc has lovely ripe mouthwatering fruit with a good weight and fresh finish.
2008 Touraine Gamay, Domaine du Clos Roussely £8.50 £7.85
Vincent Roussely’s Gamay has a lovely weight and concentration with very ripe fruit and a long finish.
2009 Chateau de la Roulerie, Anjou Rouge, £9.35 £8.65
Philippe Germain’s latest Anjou Rouge has superb fruit and an excellent balance. Drinking really well!
2008 Chinon, Domaine de la Perrière £9.70 £8.95
Christophe Baudry & Jean-Martin Dutour’s delicious Chinon is drinking exceptionally well and has a very good balance and lovely aroma of violets.
2009 Saumur Champigny, Domaine des Roches Neuves £10.15 £9.25
This superb Champigny made by Thierry Germain is full of ripe Cabernet fruit with a lovely concentration and flavour.
2008 Bourgueil, ‘Racines’ ’ £13.25 £12.25
Frederic Mabileau’s classic Bourgueil made from old vines is aged for 11 months in 4-year old oak barrels and has subtle flavours of sandalwood and black fruits.Beautifully balanced and delicious!
2005 Petra Alba, Domaine de Bablut £13.50 £12.50
Wonderful ripe Anjou Villages from a great vintage. Grown organically on clay & limestone soil and matured for 18 months, It has rich ripe intense fruit with a lovely concentration.
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