Chateau D'epire

One of the oldest and most celebrated domaines in Savennières, Chateau d'Épiré is rich in history, not only for its fabulous architectural rendition of the Petit Trianon of Versailles, but most especially for its exquisite wines. Savennières is situated just southwest of Angers, on the north bank of the Loire River. Vines have been cultivated there since the time of the Romans. The Plantagenet dynasty allowed for the first exports of the wine to be sent to Great Britian in the 11th century. The domaine itself has been in the Bizard family continuously since the 17th century. The most recent owners and caretakers of the land are Monsieur and Madame Luc Bizard. They own eleven hectares, nine of which are entirely dedicated to the cultivation of Pineau de la Loire, known today as Chenin Blanc. The château is exquisite, but the pièce de résistance is their winery, formerly a Romanesque chapel, which is from the 12th century. Truly a blessed wine!

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Chateau d'Epire Savennieres 2017
Only a handful of producers we work with have been with Kermit since the 1970s, and Epiré is one of those chosen few. Through thick and thin, changing fashions and tastes, both Kermit and the estate had the foresight to keep on keepin’ on. I can’t imagine what it was like to try to sell a rustic,
Item Number: 31119
Bottle:$19.95
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Chateau d'Epire Savennieres 2016
Chateau d’Epiré is an 11 hectare estate and this bottling is sourced from 30-55 year old vines in schist soils. From importer Kermit Lynch: "Despite the beauty and timelessness of the building structures, it is the vineyard for which the domaine is best known. The Savennières from Epiré is regarded

Chateau d'Epire Savennieres 2015
This wine is characterized by concentrated aromas of fruit balanced with an interesting minerality, which is typical of the region. This wine is accessible and fairly young, but also has the potential to age beautifully over the next several years.

Chateau d'Epire Savennieres 2014
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One of the oldest and most celebrated domaines in Savennieres, Chateau d'Epire is rich in history, not only for its fabulous architectural rendition of the Petit Trianon of Versailles, but most especially for its exquisite wines.

Chateau d'Epire Savennieres 2013
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" Leave it to legendary importer Kermit Lynch to find an outstanding Savennieres that doesn't break the bank. Recently dubbed best value in the NY Times, wine writer Eric Asimov called it "deep and complex," and praised its "beautiful floral and wax aromas." Glowing review aside, this delicious

Chateau d'Epire Savennieres 2012
" Leave it to legendary importer Kermit Lynch to find an outstanding Savennieres that doesn't break the bank. Recently dubbed best value in the NY Times, wine writer Eric Asimov called it "deep and complex," and praised its "beautiful floral and wax aromas." Glowing review aside, this delicious

Chateau d'Epire Savennieres 'Cuvee Spec' 2011
"This vintage was produced on a plot situated right above the Coulée de Serrant. It is made with traditional vinification methods, in old barrels, with regular rackings without malolactic fermentation. This is a frank and rich wine, some would say mineral. A wine that will benefit from a long

Chateau D'Epire Savennieres Cuvee Spec 2010
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "Savennieres, a great appellation in the Loire, is not terribly well-known, but it produces stunningly dry whites from Chenin Blanc with a boatload of minerality and, in many cases, surprising aging potential. This brilliant example possesses abundant notes of crushed rocks, wet

Chateau D'Epire Savennieres Cuvee Spec. 2009
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92"A wine that combines the richness of the vintage with the extreme flinty texture of young, dry Chenin Blanc. Packed with ripe acidity, it is pure, very crisp, yet for aging."