Savennières Fast Facts:
Communes of Production: Savennières, La Possonnière, Bouchmaine, producing roughly 4500 hl of wine annually in 145 ha in the Maine-et-Loire département
Encépagement: 100% Chenin Blanc… 774 more words
So often, the terms, ‘excellent’, ‘outstanding’ and ‘first class’ are bandied about and used with regard to less-than-stellar wines.
Not this time.
This is from the Clos de la Coulee de Serrant, a vineyard of only 7 ha in Savennieres on the northern bank of the Loire River, originally planted by Cistercian monks in the 1100s. 409 more words