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Date Printed: 9/20/2014
Domaine des Baumard Savennieres 2002
Domaine des Baumard Savennieres 2002
(search item no. 84998)
The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
PRICE ON 9/20/2014: $22.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2009 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
2008 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points
2007 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2004 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2004 International Wine Cellar rating: 89 points
1997 The Wine Advocate rating: 91 points
1996 The Wine Advocate rating: 92 points

Winemaker's Notes:

"Superb aromas of almonds and minerals can be found in the nose of the 2002 Savennieres. Medium-bodied, revealing gorgeous depth, this dry effort boasts loads of limestone, almond, and candied citrus flavors in its rich, wonderfully ripe personality. In addition, its character reveals a lengthy, pure finish. Drink it over the next 5 years."
-Wine Advocate
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About Domaine des Baumard:

The Baumard family has been wine growing wine at Rochefort in the Anjou for centuries, working with the noble Chenin in what has long been accepted as its natural home, the slate-covered hillside vineyards along the Loire and Layton rivers. In 1953, the Baumard family acquired a vineyard in the Quarts de Chaume, and in 1968, purchased substantial acreage in Savennieres. Jean Baumard, an enologist and educator, as well as grower, introduced significant innovations to the winemaking region, bringing the dry wines of Savennieres, as well as his sweet wines, Quarts de Chaumes and Coteaux du Layon back to prominence. Now in retirement, further innovation has been carried on by Jean's son, Florent.