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Ogereau - Savennières Clos le Grand Beaupréau 2020 – Sku: 1041820 – 7
Ogereau
2020
Savennières PDO
€28.00
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Domaine aux Moines - Tessa Laroche - Savennières Roche aux Moines 2020 – Sku: 1022520 – 46
Domaine aux Moines - Tessa Laroche
2020
Savennières Roche aux moines PDO
€36.00
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Nicolas Joly - Savennières Les Vieux Clos 2020 – Sku: 1023020 – 43
Nicolas Joly
2020
Savennières PDO
€39.00
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94/100 RVF
96/100 B+D
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Domaine aux Moines - Tessa Laroche - Savennières Roche aux Moines 2019 – Sku: 10229 – 9
Domaine aux Moines - Tessa Laroche
2019
Savennières Roche aux moines PDO
€39.90
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Domaine aux Moines - Tessa Laroche - Magnum Savennières Roche aux Moines 2020 – Sku: 1026620 – 9
Domaine aux Moines - Tessa Laroche
2020
Savennières Roche aux moines PDO
€75.00
93/100 RVF
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Domaine aux Moines - Tessa Laroche - Magnum Savennières Roche aux Moines 2018 – Sku: 10224 – 3
Domaine aux Moines - Tessa Laroche
2018
Savennières Roche aux moines PDO
€75.00
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Thibaud Boudignon - Savennières Clos de Frémine 2020 – Sku: 1042920 – 3
Thibaud Boudignon
2020
Savennières PDO
€69.00
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95/100 B+D
Thibaud Boudignon - Savennières La Vigne Cendrée 2019 – Sku: 10423 – 5
Thibaud Boudignon
2019
Savennières PDO
€69.00
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96/100 B+D
Thibaud Boudignon - Savennières Clos de Frémine 2019 – Sku: 10429 – 2
Thibaud Boudignon
2019
Savennières PDO
€75.00
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Thibaud Boudignon - Savennières Clos de Frémine 2018 – Sku: 10370 – 1
Thibaud Boudignon
2018
Savennières PDO
€79.00
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97/100 B+D
Thibaud Boudignon - Savennières Clos de la Hutte 2019 – Sku: 10292 – 2
Thibaud Boudignon
2019
Savennières PDO
€89.00
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Thibaud Boudignon - Savennières Clos de la Hutte 2016 – Sku: 10424 – 1
Thibaud Boudignon
2016
Savennières PDO
€89.00
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Savennières, an exceptional dry white wine from the Loire

It is often considered as the lord of the dry white wines of the Loire. Savennières offers great finesse combined with remarkable aromatic richness and intensity. The AOC is produced on very well exposed hillsides on the right bank of the Loire, opposite other prestigious appellations of the Anjou-Saumur vineyard. In the heart of the Loire Valley, this AOC has been enriched in 2011 with two new renowned appellations: savennières-coulée-de-serrant and savennières-roche-aux-moines.

General presentation of the appellation savennières

The Savennières appellation area is located in the Maine-et-Loire, about fifteen kilometres south-west of Angers. The AOC is produced in the communes of Savennières, Bouchemaine and La Possonnière. The vineyard overlooks the Loire and faces the AOC quarts-de-chaume, coteaux-du-layon-premier-cru-chaume and coteaux-de-l'aubance.

Chenin Blanc, the emblematic grape of the Loire, is the only authorised variety. The vines occupy about 140 hectares spread over a schist plateau that slopes down to the Loire. The latter benefit from an exceptional situation: favourable soils, a semi-oceanic climate, rare storms, ideal sunshine... All these factors combined give rise to great dry white wines of high maturity. There are also sweet or mellow savennières, but they remain rare.

In 2011, two lieux-dits previously considered as geographical denominations were recognised as full AOCs: La Roche aux Moines (about 33 hectares) and La Coulée de Serrant (about 7 hectares).

Characteristics of Savennières

The white wines of the savennières appellation are dry, structured and rich in aromas. Underneath their deep golden yellow colour with straw hues, a bouquet of jasmine, fern, acacia, lime blossom and camomile is revealed. Fruity notes also appear: grapefruit, white peach, pear. Aniseed, honey and quince paste can further enrich this complex and intense aromatic palette. With age, the savennières takes on amber tints and its aromas evolve towards dried fruit and beeswax.

On the palate, a savennières AOC is usually very fresh with a hint of bitterness and minerality. The aromatic persistence is high.

It is also a wine that can be kept for a long time. A savennières AOC reaches maturity after 5 years of ageing. It can be kept for up to 15 years, or even 20 years or more for the best vintages.

How to taste a Savennières

A savennières AOC is a gastronomic wine par excellence. It goes well with noble products such as scallops, truffle dishes, monkfish... This dry white wine is also recommended for poultry, white meat and fish cooked with cream. Mushroom fricassee, sweetbreads, white pudding... are also among the dishes to be served with this Loire wine. Finally, for daring combinations, try spicy dishes, with curry for example, or sweet and sour. As for cheeses, it is the blue-veined cheeses that win its favour.

For its serving temperature, it is advised to taste it at about 12°.

Laissez-vous tenter... par les autres appellations !

Le vignoble

Domaine aux Moines - Tessa Laroche

"Des 2019 et 2018 en forte progression nous amènent à hausser la note pour ce domaine modèle de Savennières.

Nicolas Joly

Nicolas Joly, one of the "great" precursors of biodynamic viticulture and very pedagogical in explaining all its benefits. The Coulée de Serrant is a very special wine, with a unique and very contemporary style, to be tasted at least once in your life... The Coulée de Serrant is an Appellation Contrôlée of only 7 hectares, exclusively owned by the Joly family. "One of the five greatest white wines of France", said Curnonsky.

Ogereau

"Emmanuel Ogereau bichonne ses terroirs d'Anjou, de Savennières et de Coteaux-du-Layon Saint-Lambert, livrant une partition juste du chenin et du cabernet, cultivant sereinement leurs 23 hectares en agriculture biologique.

Thibaud Boudignon

Thibaud Boudignon is heading straight for the top of the great names in French winegrowing. His passion, his determination and his extreme rigour in all areas of the winegrowing profession have already made him one of the very best in the Loire. His ambition, his know-how and his heritage of massal selection vines (still young) will take him to the top very quickly...