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Organic wines from Saumur by Domaine Guiberteau

“Some of the most exquisite white wines in the world…”

Ryan Arnold, divisional wine director for Lettuce Entertain You restaurants was asked by Michael Austin of the Chicago Tribune to dress up an easy and comfortable bowl of corn chowder with franks for a cold January day in Chicago. Among Ryan’s suggestions is the 2012 Domaine Guiberteau Saumur Blanc.  Ryan says: This chenin blanc possesses flavors […]

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Les Arboises

Les Arboises, Domaine Guiberteau, Saumur

Les Arboises A stunning, single vineyard example of ageworthy Cabernet Franc from Saumur. No more than 20 cases imported per year. Winemaker notes: Aging potential : more than 15 years. Grape Variety: Cabernet Franc Vine age: Planted in 1957  – Watch the amazing story of the winery’s history during WWII and the decades that followed below. Pruning: […]

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Clos des Guichaux

Clos des Guichaux, Domaine Guiberteau

When to drink : 5 to 10 years after harvest. Grape Variety : Chenin Blanc Age of the vines : 2003 Pruning : Guyau Val de Loire Soil type: Chalk and clay Vineyard size: 1,4 hectaires / just over 3 acres.  Harvest: Whole clusters are gently pressed in a pneumatic press.  Fermentation : native yeasts, lightly filtered to clear […]

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