Category Archives: chenin blanc

Tasting notes: Louis de Grenelle Grande Cuvée– Saumur – Crémant de Loire

I bought this wine from Louis de Grenelle when I visited them in September 2010 during our great wine escape to France. It’s a classical “crémant” produced by “traditional method” (champagne method). 80% Chenin Blanc and 20% Chardonnay are used for this … Continue reading

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Tasting notes: Couly Dutheil – Les Chanteaux – 2009 – Chenin Blanc – Artichoke Risotto and Enginarlı Risotto and Surmallet with Vegetables

The last day I read an article in the newspaper about Chenin Blanc and immediately I wanted to remember this very nice wine of Loire Valley. We wanted to cook Artichoke Risotto and Surmallet with Vegetables and pair them with … Continue reading

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