Loire Valley's Curated Pack
- LE PETIT ST VINCENT - CAB À BULLES SPARKLING ROSÉ NV - $42
This bouquet is lively and energetic with bright red berries with lively phenolics. The palate is bone dry with delectable red fruits, 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.
- PITHON-PAILLE - ANJOU BLANC"MOZAIK" 2018 - $48
With a pale yellow color, the aromas of clear white and clear yellow fruits. The mouth-feel is ample with a beautiful acidity characteristic of Chenin and the subsoil of schist. The MozaÏk Blanc is served perfectly with fish stew or fish pie, white meats or poultry. Drink now with a 15 minute decant or cellar for 5 years. 100% Chenin Blanc.
- PHILIPPE ALLIET - CHINON BLANC 2018 - $71
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.
- LE PETIT ST VINCENT - SAUMUR-CHAMPIGNY "CLOS LYZIERES" 2018 - $59
The bouquet opens up with dense black fruit, violet flower petals and wet forest floor, subtle leather notes which are multi-layered and deep. On the palate, the minerality goes on and melts into beautiful wild herbs and black fruit notes. There is a lot going on in this wine. It can be drunk for a barbecue, lamb cutlets or slow cooked lamb shoulder. Drink now or keep in the cellar up to 2026+. 100% Cabernet Franc.
- PHILIPPE ALLIET - CHINON TRADITION 2019 - $45
This first cuvée of red wine is called “Tradition” and is made from vineyards planted in Cravant-Les-Coteaux on gravel and sandy soils. A bright and vigorous wine with crunchy raspberry and cherry fruit. Although it’s young, this Cabernet Franc is elegantly structured. Wonderfully charming with a firm tannic profile and a fresh line on the palate. 100% Cabernet Franc.
- PITHON-PAILLE - GROLOLO GROLLEAU 2020 - $42
A garnet red color, it has intense aromas of red fruits on the nose. The mouth-feel has beautiful acidity and is a little tannic. It would pair very well with charcuterie and cheeses. Drink now or cellar for 2 years - this Grololo is best enjoyed in its youth. 100% Groleau.