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- VouvrayHead - 08-08-2009 11:31 AM

I can't think of a better (or even as good) wine I've tasted for $20.
Massive minerality with the austerity that goes along with that, balanced by a truly rich Champagne-like yeastiness (Marc Ollivier reportedly gave this wine more lees-time than is techinically allowed by the Sevre-et-Maine wine laws). It's feathery soft yet maintains a crystalline focus.
I suspect it has decades to go in evolution.
Majorly impressive wine.
I'm getting a case.
It's $20.
Wow.

[This message has been edited by VouvrayHead (edited 08-08-2009).]


- dananne - 08-08-2009 11:54 AM

Great notes, and we'll look for it. Do you know, by chance, who brings it in?


- VouvrayHead - 08-08-2009 12:29 PM

Louis/Dressner

Looks like Polaner, also (maybe).


- wondersofwine - 08-11-2009 12:41 PM

I've been happy with the Pepiere Muscadet I've tried in the past.


- VouvrayHead - 08-11-2009 02:46 PM

If you see this one, try it. I like his other wines as well, but this is a very different bottle.