Chateau de Fosse-Seche Saumur Blanc Arcane, Loire, France 2012 750ML ($39.95) Buy Now: $33 special
Case-12 Chateau de Fosse-Seche Saumur Blanc Arcane, Loire, France 2012 750ML ($379.95) Buy Now: $333 special (that’s only $27.75/bottle!)
This was a surprise… Perfect balance, with a great honey-brioche-elderflower-peach quartet which gets all the notes right. The finish has all the energy of a band giving it’s all for the last song of the night. For Chenin with personality and depth, look no further.
Wine Advocate 93 points “Yields of the 2012 Saumur Arcane were remarkable low (10-15 hectoliters per hectare), but finally gave a full-bodied, firmly structured wine with a powerful length. Golden yellow in color. Rich, ripe and deep on the nose, very profound and complex, but also superbly pure and stony in its core showing cooked quinces and honey. This is a very mineral, straightforward and stimulating wine of great purity, a serious expression of the unique terroir of Fosse-Sèche. Drink now and until 2030+.” SR