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Baumard Savennieres 2016

Biodynamic | Though Chenin Blanc may grow widely throughout the world, there is only one Savennières and theirs remain the touchstone for the most enchanting and penetrating dry Chenin Blanc to be found. Honeycomb, lime leaves and scents of preserved lemon only begin to cover the engaging nose on this wondrous wine. These all translate to fulsome flavors on the palate and ring out in a quivering minerality that offers a spine of acidity and an almost saline seashell finish.
Wine review by Nicholas Livingston, June 30th 2014 (Flower)

"A dry white wine from Chenin Blanc grapes named after its ancient village: Savennières. Schist and sandstone soils on south-facing slopes overlooking the Loire in the Anjou district, near the city of Angers. A unique wine, bone-dry, full-bodied, assertive and lingering on the palate. Not aged in oak, which does not suit this wine. Its richness, complexity and age ability place it among the world’s finest and most distinctive wines."
Wine notes from Baumard

Food Pairings

Raw oysters, no kidding. Seafood salads. Asian foods, trout, smoked fish, chicken.

Where to find this wine

Accounts that have purchased this wine in the previous twelve months are listed below, alphabetically by city. Please call ahead to confirm availability or vintage

Zipp's
Minneapolis
612-333-8686

1010 Washington Wine & Spirits
Minneapolis
612-339-4040

The Wine Shop
Minnetonka
952-988-9463

Thomas Liquor
Saint Paul
651-699-1860

Wayzata Wines & Spirits
Wayzata
952-473-7191

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