The 2016 Domaine des Baumard Savennieres is regarded as one of the finest examples of this appellation. An intense dry wine with structure and complexity, the white fruits and minerality come through this structured body, yet have an appealing roundness that becomes more apparent with air and time.
Varietal Composition: 100% Chenin Blanc
Appellation: Savennieres AOC, Loire Valley
Aging: 9 months on lees in stainless steel tank
Farming Practices: Sustainable
93 Points - Wine Spectator
"Piercing and pure, with pear, green apple and green almond notes carried by a sleek, minerally edge. Shows juiciness along the edges and flashes of honeysuckle and bitter almond in the background. Drink now through 2033. 1,500 cases imported." -JM, 11/15/18