Noblaie Chinon Blanc 2016
Chinon Blanc
“Le Grande Ourse” 2016

Noblaie Chinon Blanc 2016

Chinon Blanc
“Le Grande Ourse” 2016
Noblaie Chinon Blanc
Retail Price: $16
DDWA Score: 88
Value Rating: 5.5
Hall of Fame Value
Wine Factor: 1
Date Posted: January 1, 2018

A rare bird, White Chinon (Loire Valley) is all Chenin Blanc, which accounts for just 2% of vineyard land in the appellation. You’d think something so good and so rare would be more expensive. Such a lovely white, and for what it’s worth my perfect style for a house wine. Chalky, apple skin, white flower nose turns to flavors of pear-apple, citrus, lemon blossoms and crushed rocks. Light and intense, this is an ideal partner for most shellfish.

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