Loire Valley 6 Pack - Gracious & Delicious
KING'S GARDEN: GRACIOUS & DELICIOUS
- RÉGIS MINET - POUILLY-FUMÉ "VIEILLES VIGNES" 2018 - $49
This wine is showing spectacular fresh flavours of apple, blackcurrant bud, kiwi and subtle wet stone. On the palate the aromatic explodes with numerous layers of fruits driven by a mouth-watering acidity. It can be paired with oysters and seafood or the Loire Valley’s famous Chavignol goat cheese. It is perfect to drink now. 100% Sauvignon Blanc.
- PHILIPPE ALLIET - CHINON BLANC 2017 - $65
The nose displays lovely fresh fruit flavours such as pear, apple and some refined mineral notes. The palate is vibrant, fresh and finishes on subtle spices and fruits. It is exceptional with seafood, goat cheese and as an aperitif. Drink now or it will age well until 2025 and beyond. 100% Chenin Blanc. Only 2,500 bottles produced.
- PETIT ST VINCENT - CAB À BULLES SPARKLING ROSÉ NV - $39
The bouquet is fun and energetic with bright red berries with lively phenolics. The palate is bone dry with delectable red fruit, herbaceous green peppers and pretty bubbles. This wine is made for enjoying on a deck with fresh prawns and seafood, dips and aperitif snacks. Drink now. 100% Cabernet Franc.
- PETIT ST VINCENT - SAUMUR-CHAMPIGNY "PÉLO" 2018 - $45
On the nose, the beautiful and elegant fruits give way to delicate notes of dry herbs with airy flavours of strawberry and blackcurrant. The palate is structured with fine tannins for a medium to long finish. It can be enjoyed at a barbecue, with lamb cutlets, white meat and slightly chilled with cheese. Drink now or keep in the cellar up to 2020+. 100% Cabernet Franc.
- PHILIPPE ALLIET - CHINON "VIEILLES VIGNES" 2016 - $52
The wine develops very well on the nose with notes of blackcurrant, red fruits, a subtle saltiness and some earthy flavours. The taste is complex; firm tannins, dark fruits and duration on the palate. It pairs well with a braised beef dish, white meats or a platter of charcuterie. It is ready to drink if decanted for 30 minutes before service and could age another five to seven years. 100% Cabernet Franc.
- CLAU DE NELL - ANJOU - GROLLEAU 2016 - $78
The nose has a lovely fresh pepper spice, and some fresh raspberry and red cherry. The palate is very lively, fruity with delicate spices. You can drink it now by decanting it for 20 minutes or cellar up to 2028+. It goes well with charcuterie, lamb racks, beef and cow cheeses. 100% Grolleau.