2010 Guy Saget Vouvray Marie de Beauregard

Year: 2010
Appellation: Loire Valley
Country: France
Wine Spectator: 92
White Wine
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2012 WINE SPECTATOR TOP 100: #48

100% Chenin Blanc

"This has weight and depth but remains stylish, with ginger and glazed pear notes in reserve while persimmon, green almond and piecrust notes lead the way. Lovely cut on the finish keeps the ginger edge echoing. Should develop nicely in the cellar. Drink now through 2020." (WS)

Winery Notes:
Quality and respect of nature have always been the philosophy of Vignobles Guy Saget. Brought up in the vineyards, the Saget brothers: Jean Louis and Christian, learned from a very young age to love and respect the soil. Vignobles Guy Saget sources two-thirds of the production in the Loire Valley from their estates with the remainder from long-term relationships with families of wine growers. Marie de Beauregard wines are from an estate located in a village called “La Roche Corbon” near Vouvray with whom we have had a partnership with for over 10 years. Bruno Mineur, our winemaker, then selects the best of the estate grown grapes for blending and maturing. The name “Marie de Beauregard” is a homage to the first owner’s wife of the water mill where we age the wines.

Marie de Beauregard Vouvray is a very well balanced wine. The mouth is semi dry with delicate wooded overtones typical of the Pineau de la Loire (chenin blanc) varietal. Linden and honeysuckle fragrances are finely shaded by mineral overtones. A good balanced mouth is highlighted on the finish with a wonderful nose of white fruits.

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