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2017 Domaine du Petit Clocher Anjou Blanc

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "Superripe grapes are the secret behind this rich wine. Although it is dry, this floral wine offers a touch of honey that balances the crisp apple flavors and opulent texture. Still young, this intense wine deserves to age. Drink from 2020. (RV)" (09/2018) K&L Notes: Established over 50 years ago, the 4th generation of the Denis family now runs this operation. Julien is the winemaker, Stephane in charge of the viticulture and Vincent oversees the administration and sales. Over the last decades the property has grown from 5 ... 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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WE 91

2018 A.A. Badenhorst "Secateurs" Chenin Blanc Swartland

94 points Wine & Spirits: "Drought conditions followed by a cool harvest season produced a stunning version of Adi Badenhorst’s entry-level chenin. He took an unusual approach in 2018, harvesting the fruit over the course of 12 days and adding each day’s fruit to the already-fermenting musts. All of it was whole-bunch pressed, and one-quarter was fermented in old casks, the rest in tanks. Left on its lees for seven months with occasional stirring, the final wine is as deep and rich in flavor as its yellow hue predicts: It moves from waxy apple flavors to ... 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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W&S 94 VN 90

2018 A.A. Badenhorst "Curator" White Blend Swartland

"The CURATOR is a range of dynamic wines that are selected after the vintage each year. The grapes are grown in the Swartland region on the West Coast of Southern Africa. The vineyards are mostly bushvines growing in granite and slate soils, sourced from a number of traditional farmers. Chenin Blanc is the backbone and structure of this blend. The Chardonnay was naturally fermented and took a long time to complete fermentation, resulting in great texture and wacky aromas of dried peaches and apricots and ripe citrus. The Viognier, from one of Badenhorsts ... 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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2018 Radley & Finch Chenin Blanc Western Cape

Sourced from across the broad Western Cape region of South Africa, Radley & Finch offers this Chenin Blanc at an attractive entry-level price. Grapes were sourced from both bush vines and trellised vines primarily in the Agter Paarl and Swartland regions. Winemaker Thinus Kruger primarily utilized indigenous yeasts in a particularly slow fermentation to develop complexity. The result is a citrusy and yellow-fruited profile with hints of spice and grain. It is ready to drink right now, but will fill out and add complexity for a couple of years.


Inventory: Main Warehouse Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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2016 Domaine du Petit Coteau Vouvray Sec

All the wines at this beautiful little organic domaine are made from 100% Chenin Blanc but vary in degrees of sweetness depending on where the grapes are harvested from. Planted in the sandy clay soils over tuffeau (that magical chalky soil of the Loire), these wines show the range of the quality that can be found in Vouvray for a mere pittance.


Inventory: Main Warehouse Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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Domaine du Petit Coteau Vouvray Brut

At this beautiful little organic domaine in Vouvray, all the wines are made from 100% Chenin Blanc but vary in degrees of sweetness depending on where the grapes are harvested from. Planted in the sandy clay soils over tuffeau (that magical chalky soil of the Loire), these wines show the range of the quality that can be found in Vouvray for a mere pittance.


Inventory: Main Warehouse Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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2017 Clos du Gaimont Vouvray Sec

93 points Wine & Spirits: "François Chainier purchased this parcel in 1997 in the Clos de Nouys, where he now produces a classic Vouvray. His 2017 is tight and reduced at first, the flinty notes slowly yielding tart-apple flavors with a limestone-dust mineral cool. Stay with it over the course of several days and that fruit extends its savor, the scents evoking an abandoned apple orchard in the woods. Concentrated and cellar worthy, this needs five years to show its best with pan-roasted trout." (04/2019) K&L Notes: Francois Chainier has a long familia ... 


Inventory: Hollywood

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W&S 93

2016 Domaine du Petit Clocher Coteaux du Layon

From the domaine: "Our domaine is the work of four successive generations at Cléré Sur Layon. Whilst understanding how to evolve and keep up to date, the estate has grown from 5 to 80 hectares over 50 years. We strive to utilize the diversity of the soils and vines in the vineyard, ensuring the handing down of the estate to each generation."


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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2017 Pine Ridge Napa Valley Chenin Blanc-Viognier

90 points Wine Enthusiast: "Crisp, lively and refreshing, this medium-bodied wine offers a tangy citrus flavor and a light mineral accent that adds complexity. It's a natural pairing for seafood. *Editors' Choice* (JG)" (12/2018) Vinous: "The 2017 Chenin Blanc Viognier is a tasty, aperitif-styled white to drink young, while the white peach, apricot and jasmine notes retain their freshness. (AG)" (03/2018)


Inventory: Hollywood

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WE 90

2016 Florent Cosme "Utopie" Vouvray Demi-Sec

93 points John Gilman: "The 2016 Vouvray 'Utopie' Demi-Sec from Florent Cosme comes from his oldest parcel of vines, which are more than seventy years of age. The wine is raised similarly to the la Motte Sec in four hundred liter, four-to-eight year-old barrels. The wine delivers a fine aromatic constellation of sweet quince, a touch of pineapple, incipient honeycomb, flinty soil tones and a topnote of dried flowers. On the palate the wine is bright, full-bodied, focused and complex, with great mid-palate depth, bright, zesty acids and excellent leng ... 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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JG 93 WS 92

2016 La Source du Ruault "La Coulee d'Aunis" Saumur Blanc

"Creating wines in harmony with nature" is the philosophy of Jean-Noël Millon, seventh-generation family winemaker at this family run estate. Located in the village of Varrains, just a short distance from the town of Saumur, Jean-Noel farms 14 hectares of vineyards biodynamically all planted on the clay-limestone tuffeaux that makes the region so special. The Coulee d'Aunis is 100% Chenin Blanc from one hectare that is all hand-harvested, fermented with indigenous yeasts and spends about one year in primarily used barrique. The result is a remarkable ... 


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2017 Florent Cosme "La Motte" Vouvray Sec

91 points Wine Spectator: "Aromas of honey and chamomile mark this ripe, fruit-forward white, underscored by vibrant acidity and savory mineral details. The persistent, mouthwatering aftertaste invites you back for another sip. Shows potential, but there's no reason to wait. Drink now through 2027. (JM)" (05/2019) K&L Notes: 91 points from Winedoctor.com: "The parcel La Motte is on the première côte in Noizay, upriver from Vernou-sur-Brenne and Vouvray. The soils are clay and flint, the vines of varying age although some date back to the 1930s. This wa ... 


Inventory: San Francisco

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WS 91

2018 Pine Ridge Napa Valley Chenin Blanc-Viognier

A wine that Robert Parker has called "a consistent, big-time winner in the value sweepstakes," the Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc-Vionier blend is a wine you can count on.


Inventory: Main Warehouse Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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2018 Kloof Street (Mullineux Family Wines) Old Vine Chenin Blanc Swartland

Wine Spectator: "Lively, with green almond, honeysuckle and melon notes zipping through. (JM, Web-2019)" K&L Notes: "The Kloof Street Chenin Blanc comes from three sustainably farmed vineyard parcels in different parts of the Swartland: One parcel of 35 year old Chenin planted in the stony Shale and Schist based soils of Kasteelberg, and two parcels of 40+ year-old dry land, bush vine Chenin grown in the decomposed Granite soils of the Paardeberg. After pressing, the juice is racked to tank (85%) and older French oak barrels (15%) for fermentation. Ferm ... 


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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2016 Domaine du Petit Coteau Vouvray Moelleux

About this producer: "Our domaine is the work of four successive generations at Cléré Sur Layon. Whilst understanding how to evolve and keep up to date, the estate has grown from 5 to 80 hectares over 50 years. We strive to utilise the diversity of the soils and vines in the vineyard, ensuring the handing down of the estate to each generation. Grape varieties are selected according to each soil type, and with constant and rigorous monitoring of the production, and knowledge of traditional wine making it is possible to obtain the quintessence of our app ... 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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2016 Loic Mahé "Sables & Schistes" Savennieres

91 points Wine Enthusiast: "This is the main production from the 27-acre property owned by Loïc Mahé. Tank fermented and aged, it has pure apple flavors, crisp and packed with refreshing acidity. Produced from organically grown grapes, the wine is already beautiful to drink but will be better from 2020. (RV)" (06/2019)


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WE 91

2017 Dashe Cellars "Les Enfant Terribles" Clarksburg Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc is undoubtedly one of the favorite varietals at Dashe Cellars. They've long been fans of Chenin Blanc from the Loire Valley, and have searched high and low for local Chenin Blanc grapes for them to try their hand at making wine from this varietal. Luckily, they found a great vineyard in Clarksburg California, home to the vast majority of Chenin Blanc grapes grown in the state. Winery note: "Flint or wet stone, honey, grapefruit, pear, highlights of apricot. Wonderful balance of acid and fruit, flavors of honey, quince and apricot, grapefruit ... 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

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2017 Raats "Original" Chenin Blanc Stellenbosch

91 points James Suckling: "A fresh and vivid white with sliced white peaches, apples and cream. Medium body, fresh acidity and a dry, focused finish. Screw cap. Drink now. " (06/2018) Wine Spectator: "Plump and friendly, with a mix of yellow apple, white ginger and chamomile notes backed by a juicy, unadorned finish. Drink now through 2019. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. (JM, Web Only-2018)"


Inventory: Hollywood

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JS 91

2017 La Craie Vouvray

This is 100% Chenin Blanc from hillside parcels ranging from 15-25 years old just outside the actual village of Vouvray. While this has just a hint of residual sugar, there is ample acidity and varietal character to balance out the faint sweetness. A fantastic and affordable Chenin Blanch from Vouvray!


Inventory: Main Warehouse Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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2018 Tania & Vincent Carême "Terre Brulée" Chenin Blanc Swartland

This project is headed by Vincent Carême of Loire Valley fame. Inspired by the South African landscape (and perhaps also by his wife, Tania, who hails from the Cape region), he has decided to create this southern expression of Chenin Blanc.


Inventory: Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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2018 Domaine Vincent Carême "Spring" Vouvray Sec

91 points Wine Spectator: "Silky, with great intensity and focus coming from the firm backbone of acidity, which stands behind the flavors of stone fruit, white raspberry, elderflower and lime. A vanilla bean note emerges on the inviting finish. Enjoyable now, but will show better in several years. Best from 2021 through 2029. (AZ, Web Only-2019)"


Inventory: Main Warehouse Hollywood San Francisco

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WS 91

2017 Dry Creek Vineyards Clarksburg Chenin Blanc

Wine Enthusiast: "This wine is a long-running success story for the winery. It carries aromas of citrus zest and freshly sliced apples on the nose. The palate shows good balance through crisp acidity and a medium body, tempered slightly by 4 g/L residual sugar. *Editor's Choice* (JG)" (12/2018) K&L Notes: The previous vintage of this wine earned a spot on the Wine Enthusiast's Top 100 Best Buys of 2017 list. The grapes for this wine come from the Clarksburg AVA, which is east of the Bay Area on the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta and has been the so ... 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2018 Division-Villages "L'Isle Verte" Yakima Valley Old Vine Chenin Blanc

Winemaker's Notes: "The 2018 L’Isle Verte shows the deliciously savory and mineral qualities of this grape. Leading with salty notes of beach sand, toasted coconut, lime, and a faint hint of mushroom, this wine is truly 'clawed from the earth.' Long, gorgeous, mouth-coating acid, and the structure we’ve come to expect from Willard’s superb old-vine Chenin fruit give way to a lime zesty finish. The Yakima Valley is home to our old vine Chenin Blanc at Willard Farms. This Chenin vineyard has over 40 years of own-rooted development at the highest elevation ... 


Inventory: Main Warehouse Redwood City San Francisco

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2017 Birichino "Jurassic Park Vineyard" Santa Ynez Chenin Blanc

Winemaker's Notes: "The 2016 Chenin was the product of an early September pick at a very modest sugar level, suitable for sparkling wine, and a late-harvest pick from which we’d intended to make a demi-sec or moelleux until discovering that the majority of botrytis-infected clusters had been ingested by every bird in sight rendered lethargic, corpulent, barely able to fly, their breath reeking of Bonnezeaux. Also remaining were an intact green, photosynthesizing canopy and a very few, yellow/green, crisp and clean, Central Loire time machine clusters min ... 


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

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2017 Palafox "Pionero" Red Blend Baja California

Lordes "Lulu" Martinez Ojeda of Bodegas Henri Lurton, was originally from Ensenada and studied abroad in Bordeaux, obtaining her viticulture degree and working for Henri Lurton of Chateau Brane-Cantenac for over a decade. After showing Henri her native region, he set up shop in the Valle de Guadalupe, bringing Lulu on board as chief winemaker. As one of the most in-demand winemakers in the Valle, Lulu has many side projects as well, including overseeing the Palafox wines.


Inventory: Hollywood

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Domaine du Viking Vouvray Brut

Wine Spectator: "The bright quince, creamed pear and makrut lime notes are well-integrated, with a gentle, brioche-framed finish. (JM)" (11/2013)


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2018 Pascal Janvier "Cuvée Silex" Jasnieres

This "Cuvée du Silex" is the reserve bottling of Pascal Janvier. The soils are flint-dominated and the resulting minerality is astounding. This is made from Chenin Blanc and comes from the tiny appellation of Jasnières due north of Vouvray. An unctuous white that's full of raw honey, chamomile, and white flowers. Delicious, supple, and an excellent companion to soft and hard cheeses.


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2016 FRAM Chenin Blanc Citrusdal Mountain

Vinous: "The palate is well balanced with crisp acidity, and more Chenin in texture than in flavor, offering subtle mandarin and peach skin notes toward the pithy finish. This should drink well over the next five years. (NM)" (08/2018) K&L Notes: Thinus Krüger, CEO / President / Winemaker / Grape crusher / Sole employee of FRAM, brings us these remarkable "wines of exploration." I recently tasted these with Pascal Schildt, the small specialist South African importer who brings us these wines, and I was truly blown away by the quality, purity, and depth ... 


Inventory: Hollywood

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2017 Domaine du Viking Vouvray Tendre

From the importer: "The Tendre is made from 100% Chenin Blanc from flint soils in Reugny rather than the more typical tuffeau soils one finds further to the south and west in Vouvray. Harvest by hand and rigorously sorted at the cellar, the grapes are pressed and ferment spontaneously in tank. With a small amount of residual sugar, just too much to be called sec and far too little to be classified as a demi-sec, the Tendre is a versatile wine at the table as you would no doubt experience should you visit the Viking."


Inventory: Main Warehouse Hollywood Redwood City San Francisco

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2016 Palafox "Quercos" Chenin Blanc Baja California

Lordes "Lulu" Martinez Ojeda of Bodegas Henri Lurton, was originally from Ensenada and studied abroad in Bordeaux, obtaining her viticulture degree and working for Henri Lurton of Chateau Brane-Cantenac for over a decade. After showing Henri her native region, he set up shop in the Valle de Guadalupe, bringing Lulu on board as chief winemaker. As one of the most in-demand winemakers in the Valle, Lulu has many side projects as well, including overseeing the Palafox wines.


Inventory: Hollywood

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2017 Lieu Dit Santa Ynez Valley Chenin Blanc

93 points Vinous: "The 2017 Chenin Blanc is one of the most expressive wines in the Lieu Dit range. Perfumed, generous and inviting, the 2017 has so much to offer. The Chenin emerges from Happy Canyon Vineyard, where the first Chenin was planted in an appellation that is better known for its Bordeaux varieties. Justin Willett fermented the 2017 in stainless steel and aged the wine in neutral oak. (AG)" (09/2018)


Inventory: Redwood City San Francisco

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2018 Bodegas Henri Lurton Chenin Blanc Baja California

From the importer: "Bodegas Henri Lurton is born from an adventure that links France to Mexico. Henri Lurton, owner of the Grand Cru Classé Château Brane-Cantenac in Margaux, with the support of his eldest sons, Vincent and Nicolas, placed a confident bid on Baja California – convinced of its winemaking potential, the warmth of its people and the generosity of the land. After working for almost 10 years at Château Brane-Cantenac, winemaker Lourdes Martinez Ojeda returned to her hometown of Ensenada to bridge the divide between France and Mexico. Her fir ... 


Inventory: Hollywood

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2016 Lieu Dit "Jurassic Park Vineyard" Santa Ynez Valley Chenin Blanc

91 points Vinous: "The 2016 Chenin Blanc Jurassic Park Vineyard is beautifully textured, with expressive orchard fruit, chamomile and floral notes all nicely delineated. Persistent saline underpinnings nicely extend the midpalate and finish. There is plenty to admire in this translucent, highly attractive Chenin from Lieu Dit. (AG)" (09/2017)


Inventory: Redwood City

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VN 91

2016 Thomas Batardiere Chenin Blanc "L'Esprit Libre" Vin de France Blanc

90 points Wine & Spirits: "A native of Angers, Thomas Batardière apprenticed with Mathieu Vallée of Château Yvonne while studying viticulture, then struck out on his own in 2012. He earned Demeter certification for his vines in 2015, including the six acres of Chenin Blanc he farms for this wine. It comes off as a 'natural wine,' with cidery notes, even as there’s enough taut structure and grip to keep the waxy florals, lanolin complexity and sweet stone-fruit flavors in check." (04/2019) K&L Notes: *Natural Wine, Biodynamic*


Inventory: Hollywood San Francisco

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W&S 90

2017 Beau-Rivage Clarksburg Chenin Blanc (Previously $28)

Frank Ingriselli, one of the wine makers at Beau-Rivage, believes that, "good wine is a necessity of life. The idea behind Beau-Rivage is to produce a classically balanced and affordably priced table wine, using organically farmed fruit and artisanal winemaking techniques." Winery note: "This wine was produced from organically farmed fruit grown in the mineral-rich, alluvial soils of Clarksburg, California. After just under a year’s e´levage, the 2017 Beau Rivage Chenin Blanc was bottled under certified TCA-free corks from Amormin. Evocative of crisp orc ... 


Inventory: Hollywood

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2016 Notary Public Santa Ynez Valley Chenin Blanc (Previously $24)

This label was created by Ernst Storm, who grew up in South Africa and studied winemaking and worked in the Stellenbosch and Walker Bay regions.


Inventory: Hollywood

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2017 Jelu Chenin Blanc San Juan (Previously $16)

Based in the Zonda Valley of San Juan, a high altitude (nearly 4,000 feet asl) area with extremely rocky soils that are naturally high in potassium, Bodgas Borbore makes fresh, mineral wines in this little known viticultural area of Argentina. A bright, appley, squeaky clean Chenin produced from 10 year old vines, this is a great expression of the grape variety.


Inventory: Hollywood San Francisco

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2017 Gen del Alma "Ji Ji Ji" Chenin Blanc Gualtallary (Previously $18)

In contrast to the racy, very low abv 2016, this vintage of Ji Ji Ji Chenin is a big boy at 11.5% abv! We love what Gen del Alma is doing in Tunuyan (Uco Valley), in this case from the paraje (sort of like the French notion of a lieu dit, or named place smaller than a village but bigger than a vineyard) of Villa Seca. With tangy quince flavors and great concentration due to the 70-year-old vines, this Chenin is a gem and a steal for the price.


Inventory: Main Warehouse Hollywood

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