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Chateau D' Epire Cuvee Speciale Savennieres 2009

/ML 750
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Origin: France - Loire
Primary Varietal: Chenin Blanc
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That 2009 Savennieres Cuvee Speciale – whose designation is always reserved for especially rich raw materials that finish with a soupcon of residual sugar – smelled of honey, beeswax, tallow, and a greenhouse-like mingling of foliage and flowers. Subtly oily and bitter on a palate whose combination of firmness with richness only a Loire Chenin can manage; and with notes of citrus rind, bittersweet tincture of herbs, and chewy pit fruit skins; it delivered a fascinating persistence of chalk, salt, and ash along with lemon and honey in a finish barely hinting at sweetness.

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