Loire Buyers' Selection

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Discover the best Loire Valley wines with the USA Buyers' Selection

 

The 3rd edition of the Loire Buyers’ Selection brought together 10 American wine professionals on May 24th, from across the USA to blind taste and rate 173 wines from the Loire Valley. They evaluated these wines based on their taste, quality, and uniqueness.

Explore the wines rated over 90 in the five categories below.

 

All wines are available in the USA, in at least one state.

White wines


From Sauvignon Blanc, through Chenin, to Melon de Bourgogne: Discover the pros’ favorite white wines from the Loire Valley

Score Appellation Producer Vintage Cuvée Info
95 VOUVRAY Florian Le Capitaine 2021 Les Aumônes PDF icon Download
90 VOUVRAY Domaine Le Capitaine 2022 Les Perrieres PDF icon Download
96 JASNIERES Sarl Vins Gigou 2019 Clos Saint Jacques PDF icon Download
92 TOURAINE OISLY Raphael Midoir 2021 Touraine Oisly PDF icon Download
96 TOURAINE CHENONCEAUX Château de Quinçay 2022 Chenonceaux PDF icon Download
95 TOURAINE CHENONCEAUX Davault Christophe 2021 Chenonceaux PDF icon Download
90 TOURAINE CHENONCEAUX Domaine De La Renaudie 2021 Chenonceaux PDF icon Download
97 BONNEZEAUX Château La Varière - Orchidées Maisons De Vins 2015 Les Melleresses PDF icon Download
98 SAVENNIERES Moulin De Chauvigné 2022 Intemporelles PDF icon Download
94 COTEAUX DU LAYON Château De La Roulerie 2022 PDF icon Download
98 MUSCADET SÈVRE ET MAINE Domaine Raphaël Luneau 2022 Brin D'R PDF icon Download
94 MUSCADET SÈVRE ET MAINE Domaine Basse-Ville 2018 Les Barboires PDF icon Download
90 MUSCADET SÈVRE ET MAINE Orchidées Maisons De Vins 2020 PDF icon Download
98 MUSCADET SÈVRE ET MAINE Vignoble Ollivier-Cottenceau 2022 Domaine De La Grenaudière - La Grenouille PDF icon Download
94 MUSCADET SÈVRE ET MAINE Vignoble Gilbert Chon 2022 Cuvée 1670 PDF icon Download

Red wines


Cabernet Franc, Gamay, Pinot noir, Côt…: chose your favorite grape

Score Appellation Producer Vintage Cuvée Info
98 CHINON Domaine Des Béguineries 2018 Réserve De Satis PDF icon Download
94 ANJOU VILLAGES Château La Varière 2018 Vieilles Vignes PDF icon Download
96 SAUMUR CHAMPIGNY Domaine Ratron 2018 Clos des Cordeliers Prestige PDF icon Download
94 SAUMUR CHAMPIGNY Domaine Ratron 2020 Clos Des Cordeliers Tradition PDF icon Download
93 SAUMUR CHAMPIGNY Domaine De Rocheville 2018 Le Roi PDF icon Download
91 SAUMUR CHAMPIGNY Alliance Loire 2019 Domaine Des Ruettes PDF icon Download
90 SAUMUR CHAMPIGNY 2021 Les Villaises PDF icon Download
90 SAUMUR 2022 PDF icon Download
94 SAUMUR Domaine Des Ormes 2020 Rouge PDF icon Download
95 LOIRE VALLEY GPIs Rethoré Davy 2022 Les Parcelles Pinot Noir PDF icon Download
95 LOIRE VALLEY GPIs Vignoble Cogné 2022 Pinot Noir PDF icon Download
95 ANJOU Moulin de Chauvigné 2021 Intemporelles PDF icon Download
96 COTEAUX DU LOIR Sarl Vins Gigou 2020 Pineau D'Aunis PDF icon Download

Download the results

Where can I taste the wines ?

 

Taste the wines on our Bloom Big! Tour across the US – open to Trade professionals only.

 

  • Bloom Big! New York, June 27th 2023 at Flatiron retail store
  • Bloom Big! Los Angeles, July 18th 2023 at Catch LA
  • Bloom Big! TexSom, August 27-29th 2023
  • Bloom Big! SommCon, September 10-12th 2023
  • Bloom Big! Boston, September 18th 2023 at Contessa
     
  • Anytime: at your favorite wine shop: look out for the “Buyers’ Selection” sticker on the Loire bottles

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Meet the jury

 

Bruno Almeida  

JIM SLIGH

SOMMELIER & CREATOR OF CHILDREN’S ATLAS OF WINE

Bruno Almeida  

BRUNO ALMEIDA

SOMMELIER & WINE EDUCATOR

Tonya Pitts  

TONYA PITTS

WINE DIRECTOR, ONE MARKET RESTAURANT & BAR

Marquita Levy  

MARQUITA LEVY

SALES REPRESENTATIVE, VOLCANIC SELECTIONS

Nadine Brown  

NADINE BROWN

SOMMELIER & FOUNDER, AT YOUR SERVICE

 

JEFF HARDING

BEVERAGE DIRECTOR, WAVERLY INN & GARDEN

 

ZWANN GRAYS

WINE DIRECTOR, OLMSTED NYC | MAISON YAKI

Jhonel Faelnar  

JHONEL FAELNAR

WINE DIRECTOR, ATOMIX & ATOBOY

Rachel Lowe  

RACHAEL LOWE

BEVERAGE DIRECTOR, LEVY RESTAURANTS

Arthur Hon  

ARTHUR HON

BEVERAGE DIRECTOR, THE MODERN

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