Loire Valley

2021 Isabelle Garrault Sancerre 'Les Grands Monts'
Isabelle Garrault
2021 Isabelle Garrault Sancerre 'Les Grands Monts'
Isabelle Garrault is well placed to create the perfect Sancerre.  She’s the ninth  generation Garrault to farm these vineyards which are now over 40 years old, and she displays a delicate touch with her fruit- hand harvesting her...
$34.99
2016 Olga Raffault Chinon 'Les Picasses'
Olga Raffault
2016 Olga Raffault Chinon 'Les Picasses'
PRIMA Notes: In addition to this being one of my favorite wines, period, the Olga Raffault Chinon has my vote for the PERFECT red for the summer season. It’s the very definition of finesse, yet there is plenty enough chutzpah to stand up to...
$42.00
$36.99
2021 Domaine Pallus 'Messanges' Chinon Rose
2021 Domaine Pallus 'Messanges' Chinon Rose
Importer's Notes:  Messanges is an old Loire Valley name for Cabernet Franc. Bertrand is using this line for a Red and Rosé from his younger vines. Vinified for immediate accessibility, they are the perfect introduction to the Pallus style.
$21.50
2018 Anne-Claude Leflaive Clau de Nell Grolleau, Val de Loire IGP
Clau de Nell
2018 Anne-Claude Leflaive Clau de Nell Grolleau, Val de Loire IGP
Importer's Notes:  Grolleau, a varietal native to Touraine, has played a major part only in Rosé d’Anjou in the past, as it is prone to very high yields. When yields are limited, however, and the vines are very old and cultivated 100...
$59.99
2021 Lucien Crochet Sancerre Rose
Lucien Crochet
2021 Lucien Crochet Sancerre Rose
Winery Notes: Visual: intense pink with almost purple carmine red tintsNose: marked by Pinot Noir, red fruit cake aromesPalate: tannins giving power, ripe grapes and impressions of fresh red fruit with a nice balanceAgeing potential: 2 to 3 yearsA...
$34.99
2021 Chidaine Touraine Rose
Francois Chidaine
2021 Chidaine Touraine Rose
Importer's Notes: Produced from equal parts of these varietals, the fruit for this wine comes from Chidaine’s estate-grown, bio-dynamically farmed vineyards located just north of the Cher river between the villages of Montrichard &...
$17.97
2020 Chidaine Touraine Sauvignon Blanc
Francois Chidaine
2020 Chidaine Touraine Sauvignon Blanc
Importer's Notes: Classique styled Loire valley sauvignon from the master of Montlouis and Vouvray. Produced entirely from Chidaine’s biodynamically farmed vineyards around the villages of Montrichard & Chissay-en-Touraine, just north of the...
$16.97
2019 Charles Joguet Chinon 'Cuvee Terroir'
Charles Joguet
2019 Charles Joguet Chinon 'Cuvee Terroir'
Importer's Notes: A blend between a parcel from Beaumont-en-Véron with the alluvial soils of the left bank of the Vienne River, along with press wine from all the other cuvées of the domaine. Blend aims to highlight the harmony of...
$29.99
2019 Domaine du Nozay Sancerre "La Marâtre"
Domaine du Nozay
2019 Domaine du Nozay Sancerre "La Marâtre"
“La Marâtre” is the name of the parcel just above Nozay’s cellar, which burrows into the side of a gentle south-facing hillside. Cyril’s 15-year-old vines in this relatively rich Kimmeridgian marl—known locally as...
$34.99
Domaine de la Paleine Saumur Brut
Domaine de la Paleine
Domaine de la Paleine Saumur Brut
Winery Notes:  Alcoholic fermentation at 20°C in stainless steel vats paused by cooling the wine to keep 22g/l of indigenous residual sugar. It ferments again in bottles to give the effervescence to the wine. Maturing Aged for 18 to 36 months...
$21.97
2020 Isabelle et Pierre Clement Menetou-Salon Classique
Isabelle et Pierre Clement
2020 Isabelle et Pierre Clement Menetou-Salon Classique
Winery Notes: This wine discloses a glistening, straw yellow hue and explosion of fresh citrus fruit on the nose. The palate is mouthwatering, clean and direct with a delicately spicy character complemented by menthol notes which impart exceptional...
$27.50
$24.99
2020 Domaine Sauvete Touraine Rouge Gravouilles
Domaine Sauvete
2020 Domaine Sauvete Touraine Rouge Gravouilles
PRIMA Notes:  The 2020 Touraine Rouge ‘Gravouilles’, is 100% Gamay, fermented in temperature-controlled tanks using whole clusters and carbonic maceration.  The result is a brilliant-hued red wine with pronounced aromas of ripe...
$17.99
2013 Domaine de la Fontainerie Vouvray Brut Nature
2013 Domaine de la Fontainerie Vouvray Brut Nature
Importer's Notes:  As with the other “C” bottlings from this estate, the grapes for this cuvée are picked a bit more ripe than those for the other basic cuvées. When done for still wines, it tends to make for an off-dry...
$23.97
2016 Domaine Huët Vouvray Moelleux Clos de Bourg
Domaine Huët
2016 Domaine Huët Vouvray Moelleux Clos de Bourg
Winemaker's Note:The vines are farmed using biodynamic methods and harvested by hand. Gaston Huët believed this to be the greatest of all Vouvray vineyards. This ancient, walled vineyard has the estate’s shallowest, stoniest soils. The wines...
$52.99