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16 Diverse Wines from France

“If you’re looking for a diverse mix of varieties spread over dozens of appellations, it’s hard to beat the Loire Valley….

“Leading the way is a new project from Burgundy-based vigneron Anne-Claude Leflaive. Leflaive’s Clau de Nell label debuts with three reds, including a rare Grolleau bottling, of which she has just 5 acres of vines planted. It shows pretty tobacco and pepper notes on an elegant frame—a stark contrast to her Anjou bottling, which blends Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon to show a little more depth and flesh.”

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James Molesworth, September 26, 2014
16 Diverse Wines from France