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Chenin Blanc from the Loire

The wild Loire river runs from the Atlantic ocean deep into France’s center, and there is beautiful, diverse, and historically under-appreciated wine throughout its entire length. But the middle section, from Angers to the city of Tours, is where Chenin Blanc rules. A varietal with a real talent for expressing the land, it sucks up available minerals and gives wines of generosity or austerity depending on the soil and locationand#151;not to mention the personality of the winemaker… [ read more ]

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