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2014

Voltaire Vouvray

Vouvray

750 ML

Regular Price: $15.99

Special Price $12.99

Product Description

Made from Chenin Blanc, Vouvray is famous for its mineral expressions of chalk and flint, commonly found in the soils of Vouvray. Voltaire Vouvray has aromas of ripe pear and quince fruit, with hints of honey, candied fruit and lemon. A slight, spicy note of ginger and lime show through. With age, the aromas change to honey and truffles with flavors of candied fruit.

Details

Varietal: Vouvray

Region: Loire Valley

Region Description:

Vouvray is a cool climate region with limestone and chalk soil located on the north shore of the Loire River. Wine production in Vouvray has been recorded as early as the fifth century when Saint Martin of Tours introduced the Chenin Blanc grape to the region. By Law a Vouvray wine must be made of 100 percent Chenin Blanc and can be found ranging from sec (dry) to fully sweet (Moelleux) or sparkling. A typical Vouvray exhibits quince, honey, or almond flavors.