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Dom. du Closel La Jalousie Savennieres 2005

Dom. du Closel La Jalousie Savennieres 2005

Chenin Blanc from Loire, France

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Item No. 92258

Winemaker's Notes

Savennières La Jalousie (formerly les Coulées, or Cuvée Classique, i.e. dry) is a classic Savennières from a stainless-steel cuvée of young and older vines from their steepest soils of pure schist.

"The domaine of the de Jessey family has been the source for some remarkable Savennieres, of which I have numerous twenty-some year old bottles in my own cellar. But they have never been easy wines to approach – much less cuddle up to – in their youth..."
-Wine Advocate

Learn About Dom. du Closel

Mme de Jessey is a formidable character in the appellation of Savennieres. Her great great grandfather was the Chamberlain and Chief Memorialist to the Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte. She inherited the estate in 1961 when her aunt, Mme du Closel, the former proprietor/winemaker, searched for a successor throughout her extensive family. Mme de Jessey was chosen for her love and respect...

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Learn About Loire

It's unfortunate that this region is so under appreciated and overlooked - the wines from the Loire Valley are outstanding. They are delicious examples of varietal and soil expression and the wide range of wines is so refreshing. Dry, sweet, sparkling, red, white… all represented here in the Loire. The main white grapes are Chenin Blanc, Muscadet and Sauvignon Blanc. For reds...

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Learn About Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc (SHEN-uhn Blahnk) Model of Versatility The best representation of the Chenin Blanc grape can be found in the Loire Valley of France - more specifically, the regions of Vouvray, Savennieres, Anjou and Samur. The versatility of the grape allows it to produce wines both dry and sweet, still and sparkling - and you can find all examples in the...

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