White - Sweet/Dessert

2002 Domaine des Baumard Coteaux du Layon Clos de Sainte Catherine

Chenin Blanc

  • France
  • Loire Valley
  • Anjou-Saumur
  • Coteaux du Layon
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Community Tasting Notes 22

  • premiercru1973 Likes this wine: 93 points

    October 19, 2018 - Perfectly mature just now. Great balance and a bit more sweetness than expected. Great stuff at a great price!

  • Musigny1955 Likes this wine: 94 points

    April 1, 2018 - {Bought on release, perfect fill, PopNPour} Delicious, marzipan and almonds and citrus and some caramel flavors. Wonderful. For my palate fully mature and will last another 3-5 years at this level. (Usually find the Quarts de Chaume ages longer).

  • fitzi wrote:

    November 24, 2016 - Opened to serve with TG deserts, but no takers - go figure. Fatty texture, orange peel, plenty of acid, sweetness muted/integrated. Quite fine. Needs a bit of air to come to life. Subtle and refined. I feel the fruit may be tiring, but need to try the remainder tomorrw to form a firm opinion.

  • ssouth Likes this wine: 95 points

    May 14, 2016 - Dark yellow. Honeyed nose. Semi sweet with boytris notes. Great texture. Good minerality long finish. At an amazing place but has decades ahead of it Quite remarkable

  • GalvezGuy Likes this wine: 93 points

    October 21, 2013 - Lilting citrus nose with tones of pears and carmelized apples. On the palate, rich and full with pineapple, peach, lemon curd, and pear. Finishes with piercing acidity to balance the sweetness. Followed through the night and this paired very well with every type of food. Not quite as powerful as the last bottle but still very enjoyable.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2002
  • Type White - Sweet/Dessert
  • Producer Domaine des Baumard
  • Varietal Chenin Blanc
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Clos de Sainte Catherine
  • Country France
  • Region Loire Valley
  • SubRegion Anjou-Saumur
  • Appellation Coteaux du Layon

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 211 (67%)
  • Consumed 102 (33%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

Blue cheese, Fruit, Light desserts, Melon, Serve as an apertif or light dessert

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