White

2011 Domaine du Collier Saumur Blanc

Chenin Blanc

  • France
  • Loire Valley
  • Anjou-Saumur
  • Saumur
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Community Tasting Notes 16

  • glou.sf Likes this wine: 93 points

    August 14, 2021 - A tiny bit reduced at first. The nose has lots of minerals, citrus, and tart stone fruit. Great acidity on the palate with more minerals, green apples, and saline notes. Nice finish. Almost shockingly fresh for a 10 year old wine. The nose reminds me a bit of a Jura Chardonnay, but the palate has more weight. Lovely wine!

  • grog wrote:

    November 16, 2019 - Hmm, this tastes premoxed right out of the gate. Suspicious apple juice aromas and flavors. Gonna let this one sit for a few hours and see where it goes. Color looks correct so I’m hopeful. Maybe I’m just incorrectly interpreting some reductive aspects. OK, a few hours later and yep, it's DOA.

    If you are holding bottles, it’s worth checking in on them. This particular bottle has been properly stored since release.

  • Xavier Auerbach wrote: 91 points

    October 5, 2018 - Beautifully expressive Chenin Blanc, pure and complex, intense and elegant, harmonious and silky, long.

  • DougLee wrote: 90 points

    May 13, 2018 - Pale gold color. Nose of hyacinth, hay, apricot, and white stone. Muted flavors of apricot and grapefruit on the palate at first but after 2 hours developed more schist and mineral elements, and lots of grip. Ample acidity and moderately long finish of peach, citrus, and flint. Very good but would benefit from further time in the cellar.

  • MikeATL Likes this wine: 90 points

    June 10, 2017 - BeaujoLoire Blowout (St. Cecilia, Atlanta, GA): Fun and funky, great cutting acidity with tangerine, lovely acidic structure, delicious.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type White
  • Producer Domaine du Collier
  • Varietal Chenin Blanc
  • Designation Blanc
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Loire Valley
  • SubRegion Anjou-Saumur
  • Appellation Saumur

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 4 (2%)
  • In Cellars 151 (62%)
  • Consumed 89 (36%)

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