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Domaine D'orfeuilles Vouvray 2015 Wine Review

Domaine D'orfeuilles Vouvray 2015

Domaine D'orfeuilles Vouvray 2015

Loire A.C., France

Community Score:88/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $22.95

Drink: 2019-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Domaine D'orfeuilles

Agent: Ex-Cellars Wine Services

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This Domaine D'orfeuilles Vouvray 2015 was reviewed on January 19, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Greg Hughes rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Vouvray is a tiny commune east of Tours, in the Loire Valley. They utilize very special porous touffeau soils to produce unique and long lived sparkling and still Chenin Blanc. This example is still and done in a sweeter style ( some are dry).
This one is young and has a pale yellow hue. Aromatocally, there are classic honey, wax, and yellow apple aromas to it.
One of Chenin's trademarks is ripping acidity, which is apparent here. More citrus and apple, with faint whiffs of honey and oat coming thrugh on the finish.
This wil lage and develop well in the midterm. Expect it to mellow out and integrate those soft, inviting aromas with the aggressive palate.
It's pair really well with cauliflower or corn chowder. This is a fun one for harder cheeses too.
Domaine d'Orfeuilles was founded in 1947. Domaine D'orfeuilles 2015 is produced from 100% Chenin Blanc and is medium-sweet on the palate matched by brilliant acidity. Slightly spicy on the nose, there are notes of lanolin, honey, lemon zest, dusty chalk and ripe pear on the palate with a lingering citrus and spice finish. Nicely done. Pair with lemon and Dijon roast chicken. - Community Wine Reviews

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