Anjou Blanc "Attention, Chenin Méchant!" Clos des Treilles
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Anjou Blanc "Attention, Chenin Méchant!" Clos des Treilles - 2022

Item # 27175 750mL

A fresh, aromatic and classic Chenin Blanc. Raw with waxy honey comb, this dry wine exudes a natural "on ne sais quoi" with a juicy dose of meyer lemon bite on the finish. Fresh lively and perfect for lazy afternoon quaffing paired with runny, raw cheese.

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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


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Staff Pick Notes

There's something so decadently delicious to me about Chenin Blanc, starting with the vibrant golden color in your glass. You've got white flowers on the nose, tension between crisp, mineral acidity and full, waxy texture on the palate, and a long, dry finish with pear, orange zest, wheat, and rich honey notes. This is a natural wine that presents in a clean, focused style. Some condensation sweating down the side of this bottle on a patio table somewhere will the the highlight of my summer.

- SJF

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Loire

There’s a lot to remember when it comes to the Loire. Novices, take note: Cabernet Franc is a great alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon, Muscadet is unparalleled as a companion to shellfish, and Cour Cheverny is the best white wine appellation you’ve never heard of. As diverse as Loire wines are, one day soon you'll know your Melon de Bourgogne from your Romorantin.

Chenin Blanc

A versatile grape that is grown worldwide, but is most commonly associated with the Loire, California, Australia, South Africa, and New Zealand. It produces just about any type of wine you can think of: ageworthy dessert wines; delicious, honeyed dry whites; sparklers; and even bases for fortified wines and spirits. These days, one of the most exciting stories is in South Africa, where newly adopted winemaking technologies have helped a dedicated group of producers to bring the country's dry...

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