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Cherrier Freres

Cherrier Freres
2019 Domaine Du Loriot, Menetou-Salon

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Shellfish

Category: Loire Other White

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13.5%
85 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$25

Cherrier Freres
2019 Domaine Du Loriot, Menetou-Salon

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta Shellfish

Category: Loire Other White

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13.5%
Yellow straw color. Aromas of lemon zest, pineapples in yogurt, and white pepper with a supple, crisp, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a polished, snappy wet stone finish with no oak flavor. A lively and mineral-driven Loire White for lipsmacking shellfish pairings.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Non-Oaky & Old World
Aroma Aroma: lemon zest, pineapples in yogurt, and white pepper
Taste Flavor: wet stone
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Raw Oysters, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A lively and mineral-driven Loire White for lipsmacking shellfish pairings.

The Importer

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The Importer
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Loire Other White

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Other whites from the Loire Valley in northwest France include Muscadet, Savennieres and Touraine. Muscadet is a dry, crisp white, produced from the eponymous grape. It is generally a light to medium-bodied wine with delicate citrus and melon fruit and very good acidity. Muscadet ideally pairs with oysters or any shellfish or with lighter poultry.

Savennieres is made from the Chenin Blanc grape, while Touraine is made from a blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc, sometimes with a bit of Chardonnay as well. These are medium-boded whites with very good acidity, that are beat enjoyed within three to seven years. Pair these wines with shellfish, sushi, quiche Lorraine and lighter poultry dishes.

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