Domaine de la Garenne

Loire

Loire Valley

Recent Posts

Strawberries and Stones: Crisp, Refreshing, Red (!) Sancerre

Sancerre has always been the star of the Loire Valley. Though recent years have seen interest rise in the region’s other appellations, Sancerre remains the best known…

“Premier Cru” Sancerre: Stones, Grapefruit, and Pear

If Sancerre had a Grand Cru vineyard, it would be the Monts Damnées. This most famous of Sancerre’s terroirs abuts the hamlet of Chavignol west of the…

Electric New Sancerre: “Like Biting into a Stone.” $35

The soils of Sancerre are famous for their flint. This unusual mineral gives the region’s wines notes of smokiness and stones. The minerality acts as a perfect…