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La Coulée de Serrant

The area around Nicolas Joly’s Chateau de la Roche aux Moines, in Savennières, is enchantingly beautiful.

This is a lesser-known view from behind the family house. 13 more words

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Fresh From The Market: Mackerels

Fresh mackerel is as difficult to find at a farmer’s market as a good $6.00 glass of wine in a Manhattan wine bar. 304 more words

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Savennières

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

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Clos de la Coulée de Serrant, Appellation Savennières - Coulée de Serrant Contrôlée, Savennières, Loire, France, 2009, 15.5% abv.

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 Coulée de Serrant, a vineyard of only 7 ha in Savennières on the northern bank of the Loire River, originally planted by Cistercian monks in the 1100s. 405 more words

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2007 Clos du Papillon, Domaine des Baumard, Savennières

Honeyed and funky. Bone dry, extremely long and pleasant finish. Amazing with cheese…

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