Bertin-Delatte VdF 'Vingt Neuf' 2014

Geneviève Delatte and Nicolas Bertin make electric, mineral, natural, dry Chenin Blanc in Rablay-sur-Layon. This one comes from vines planted in 1929.
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Sauvignon Blanc

Zippy aromatic vigorous white most readily associated with France (Sancerre; Pouilly-Fumé; Bordeaux Blanc) but truly a world-beater thanks to its citrusy grip and telltale herbaceous aroma.
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Loire Valley, France

This epic waterway is France's best-known, with a diversity of viticulture that defies easy summarization; highlights include steely Sauvignon Blanc (Sancerre) and spicy Cabernet Franc (Chinon).