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2005 La Grapperie ‘L’Enchanteresse’ VDT, France

Made from specially selected Pineau d’Aunis vines picked for this age-worthy reserve bottling, “L’Enchanteresse” is Guettier’s premier offering. The mash is allowed to rest for 30 months before being aged further and then bottled. Complex,... Read more

2008 La Grapperie ‘Le Gravot’ VDT, France

“Le Gravot” is a red blend of Pineau d’Aunis, Gamay, Malbec and Grolleau grapes taken from the 15 growing precincts on Guettier’s four hectares of property near the Loire River. Compared to “Adonis,” it is milder and rounder, with a less... Read more

2007 La Grapperie ‘Adonis’ AOC Coteaux du Loir, France

What a difference a year of aging can make. The 2007 “Adonis” builds off the 2008’s fruit-forward profile, adding elements of fine Tahitian vanilla, sandalwood and cinnamon around a bursting bunch of ripe raspberries. Delicious! MSRP: N/A... Read more

2008 La Grapperie ‘Adonis’ AOC Coteaux du Loir, France

Renaud Guettier started Le Grapperie in 2004 with hardly any prior experience in the winemaking industry, but that hasn’t stopped him from producing some of the Loire Valley’s most interestingly powerful red wines. His “Adonis” bottling is... Read more

2009 La Grapperie Chenin Blanc, Coteaux du Loir, France

A delightful, crowd-pleasing white wine. Buttery smooth on the palate with a hint of lemon zest, first-press olive oil and just a small amount of spice, it would be an excellent foil to early fall meals, when the weather outside is still warm enough... Read more