SANCERRE AND POUILLY-FUME OF LOIRE VALLEY
(Continuing the journey … ) SAME GRAPE DIFFENT WINES Sancerre and Pouilly-Fume Demonstrate the Power of Loire Terrior Barely a week has passed, 2000 kilometers later and we are heading east from Nantes to land in the beautiful central vineyards and a comparative analysis of Sancerre and Pouilly Fume. Regardless of your personal preference, this is […] The post SANCERRE AND POUILLY-FUME OF LOIRE V...
LEES LESSON Up close and personal with the ‘Sur Lie’ gems of Muscadet The small town of La Haie-Foussiere sits aong the Sevre branch of the Loire river that descends to the south, and just northwest of another tributary begins called “La Maine”. Here begins the epicenter of the Loire’s Muscadet region, Sevre et Maine, in […] The post LEES LESSON appeared first on www.americansommelier.com.
HAILING CAB FRANC
Vine vs. nature in a mocro-terroir of Touraine by Andrew F. Bell American Sommelier Sitting on the terrace of a café meters away from the birthplace of Louis Pasteur, I plot the route to a late lunch 500 km away in St Nicholas de Bourgueil. While the drive was pure countryside, the sun brilliant kissing […] The post HAILING CAB FRANC appeared first on www.americansommelier.com.