Posts Tagged Domaine Aux Moines

1999 Domaine Aux Moines ‘Roche Aux Moines,’ Savennieres, Loire Valley, France

The 2004 Roche Aux Moines was one of my favorite wines of the past year, with a remarkably saline, mineral-driven structure that spoke to the silex terroir of Savennieres in a way few wines do, while still somehow expressing quintessential Chenin... Read more

2004 Domaine Aux Moines ‘Roche Aux Moines,’ Savennieres, Loire Valley

Needs a bit of time to open, especially if well chilled, but this emerges as a superbly aged example of the Savennieres terroir, with a great deal of minerality and an almost meaty finish that complements robust dishes. Yes, you read that right –... Read more