90 Points | International Wine Cellar , July 2013
Light, bright pink. High-pitched aromas of red berries, white flowers and chalky minerals. Racy and sharply focused on the palate, offering lively cherry and citrus fruit flavors and a touch of honeysuckle. Then weightier on the finish, which clings with impressive stony persistence.
About the Loire Valley
With the exception of Sancerre, which has been a hot item in the U.S. market in recent years, Loire Valley wines are among the most underappreciated of France. The wines made from vineyards alongside France's longest river are aromatic, brisk, and generally..
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Adored by critics, prized by collectors, Pinot Noir is one of most tantalizing yet temperamental varietals in the world. For many wine enthusiasts, this is part of the appeal of Pinot -- it doesn't reveal its charms easily. Pinot Noir's virtue also stems from the unique characteristics of the grape. The skins are especially delicate, which accounts for the lighter color and body of finished wine. But, despite the delicacy, the best wines have excellent backbone and...
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