Category Archives: Chenin Blanc

Moulin Touchais 1949-1999

Just over a year ago, in September 2014, I led a vertical tasting of Moulin Touchais with Munskänkarna in Stockholm, a wine tasting club. Moulin Touchais is a sweet wine from the Coteaux du Layon appellation in the middle part of the … Continue reading

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Some dry Loire Chenin Blancs presented by Caviste

Caviste is a highly focused Swedish-French online wine merchant, selling wine by themed and mixed 6-bottles boxes, one at a time. One week before Christmas, he presented his last launch of 2014. That box contains two dry white wines from the middle part … Continue reading

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Visit to Huet in Vouvray last summer

Last summer, at the end of June 2013, I visited the wine producer Huet in Vouvray together with a friend from Brussels. We did a two day visit to the middle part of Loire, i.e., the land of Chenin Blanc wines. … Continue reading

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Visit to Vignobles Touchais, the producer of Moulin Touchais

This summer I visited Vignobles Touchais in the village of Doué-la-Fontaine in the central part of the Loire wine region. Their wine Moulin Touchais is a sweet wine from the Coteaux du Layon appellation, produced from Chenin Blanc grapes. The residual sugar level of Moulin Touchais is … Continue reading

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Wine tasting club dinner

Our wine tasting club AuZone always arranges a dinner towards the end of November. The number of seats is rather suitable for one magnum of each wine, so there’s usually rather many wines from that bottle format. This year we included ten wines, … Continue reading

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Muscadet and other Loire wines from Sauvion, and some thoughts about Muscadet

Yes, it’s time for yet another set of “tasting notes lost and found”. In this case, of wines from Maison Sauvion in Loire. When I recently tasted a new vintage of one of their wines,  I realised that I never posted an English … Continue reading

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BYO with mostly prestige Champagne

Mid-July a couple of us gather for a BYO evening to taste som prestige Champagnes, although a few other bottles also managed to come along. The wines were served more or less blind. Michel Lenique Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs … Continue reading

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