A distinguished white varietal native to France’s Loire Valley, this produces a range of styles from crisp light dry to very sweet dessert wines.
With excellent acidity, the dry styles are vibrant and lively with floral straw aromatics and honeyed melon and mineral notes. The sweeter styles can age well and offer riper fruit flavors of pear, peach, and honeysuckle.
Baked fish, scallops, goat cheese, chicken salad.
Chicken in cream sauce, pork with ginger, grilled salmon with wasabi glaze, mildly spicy Asian dishes.
White fruit tarts (apple, pear, lemon), meringue, biscotti, crème brulée.
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