Robert & Marcel – La Mourade 2019 – Saumur

Robert & Marcel – La Mourade 2019 – Saumur

The wine shows a deep ruby colour with a purple hue. The nose is slightly restrained, will benefit from decanting. It reveals nuances of ripe red cherries, a hint of beetroot, some earthiness combined with nuances of currant leaf and tobacco. The palate is juicy and straightforward with elevated acidity, slightly grippy but rather dispersed…

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Château de Brézé 2019 – Saumur

Château de Brézé 2019 – Saumur

The wine shows a medium ruby colour. The nose is slightly discreet and restrained, needs more air to open up. It opens up with nuances of red and black cherries, hint of raspberries and orange peel, a touch of forest bramble in the echo. The palate is juicy and concentrated, revealing intense nuances of cherry…

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Domaine Filliatreau – Château Fouquet 2020 – Saumur

Domaine Filliatreau – Château Fouquet 2020 – Saumur

(Biodynamic) The wine shows a vivid ruby colour with a brightening rim. The nose is intense, fruity and floral, revealing notes of forest raspberries, bramble, a hint of black cherries and cassis. The palate is juicy and ripe, with good fruit concentration, fresh acidity and suave, fine-grained tannins. It offers juicy nuances of red and…

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Domaine Filliatreau – Château Fouquet – Le Clos 2019 – Saumur

Domaine Filliatreau – Château Fouquet – Le Clos 2019 – Saumur

(Biodynamic) The wine shows a bright ruby purple colour. The nose is intense and spicy, revealing nuances of cloves, cinnamon, a touch of nutmeg and balsamic, supported by notes of ripe black cherries, cherry compote, a touch of forest raspberry and cassis. The palate is juicy and vivid, offering crispy acidity, vibrant juiciness and fruit…

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Domaine La Bonnelière – La Gourmandine 2021 – Saumur

Domaine La Bonnelière – La Gourmandine 2021 – Saumur

The wine shows a medium ruby purple colour with a brightening rim. The nose is dense and perfumed, revealing notes of ripe black raspberries, forest blackberries and bramble, complicated by nuances of sweet spices, liquorice and tobacco. The palate is juicy and gourmet, offering moderate acidity, a lot of fruitiness and gourmandise, slightly grippy but…

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Domaine de la Paleine 2019 – Saumur-Puy-Notre-Dame

Domaine de la Paleine 2019 – Saumur-Puy-Notre-Dame

(Biodynamic) The wine shows a deep ruby colour with a purple hint. The nose is a bit restrained, needs some aeration. It opens up with nuances of ripe black cherries and blackberries, a touch of black raspberries, chocolate and cocoa notes. The palate is dense and concentrated, offering a lot of ripeness and density, refreshing,…

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Domaine de la Paleine 2019 – Saumur-Champigny

Domaine de la Paleine 2019 – Saumur-Champigny

(Biodynamic) The wine shows a bright and vivid ruby purple colour. The nose is floral and fruity, offering notes of violets, nuances of black cherry compote, a touch of almond, a hint of black pepper in the background. The palate is vibrant, juicy and intense, revealing elevated acidity, crisp texture, chalky, slightly drying tannins and…

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Robert & Marcel – Les Poyeux 2019 – Saumur Champigny

Robert & Marcel – Les Poyeux 2019 – Saumur Champigny

The wine shows a vibrant and vivid ruby purple colour with a brightening rim. The nose is slightly restrained and shy, needs aeration to open up. It reveals nuances of crunchy red and black cherries, some red plum, a touch of iron and dark minerality. The palate is tight, offering refreshing acidity, nice juiciness, grippy…

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Domaine des Roches Neuves – Thierry Germain – Les Memoires 2020 – Saumur Champigny

Domaine des Roches Neuves – Thierry Germain – Les Memoires  2020 – Saumur Champigny

(Biodynamic) The wine shows a deep, intense and youthful purple colour. The nose is concentrated, slightly restrained, needs aeration. It opens up with notes of black cherries, bramble and black raspberries, a hint of thorn, a lot of minerality. The palate is a bit tight still with chalky, quite assertive tannins and good freshness. The…

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Château de Chaintres – Vieilles Vignes 2020 – Saumur-Champigny

Château de Chaintres – Vieilles Vignes 2020 – Saumur-Champigny

(Biodynamic) The wine shows a deep, youthful purple colour. The nose is intense, fruity and floral, revealing nuances of fresh, crushed raspberries, a touch of raspberry leaf, a hint of bramble and wild strawberries, a delicate note of blueberry in the background. The palate is intensely juicy, very fresh and succulent, revealing extraordinary brightness and…

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