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 MUSCADET SÈVRE ET MAINE La Mariniere 2021 PDF icon Download
95 TOURAINE Les Lunelus 2022 PDF icon Download
95 MUSCADET SÈVRE ET MAINE Vignobles Gunther Chereau 2021 Domaine De La Bournaire PDF icon Download
94 COTEAUX DU LAYON Château De La Roulerie 2022 PDF icon Download
94 MUSCADET SÈVRE ET MAINE Domaine Basse-Ville 2018 Les Barboires PDF icon Download
94 ANJOU Château Bellerive 2018 Les Rhyolites PDF icon Download
94 TOURAINE Domaine Des Pierrettes 2022 SensS PDF icon Download
94 GROS PLANT DU PAYS NANTAIS Huteau Boulanger 2022 La Muse PDF icon Download
94 MUSCADET SÈVRE ET MAINE Vignoble Gilbert Chon 2022 Cuvée 1670 PDF icon Download
93 GROS PLANT DU PAYS NANTAIS Domaine Raphaël Luneau 2022 PDF icon Download
92 MUSCADET SÈVRE ET MAINE Domaine De La Bretonnière 2022 Cuvée Prestige PDF icon Download
92 MUSCADET SÈVRE ET MAINE «CRUS COMMUNAUX» Vignoble Ollivier-Cottenceau 2017 Cru Clisson - Domaine De La Grenaudière PDF icon Download
92 TOURAINE Domaine Des Pierrettes 2021 Temporel PDF icon Download
92 MUSCADET SÈVRE ET MAINE Vignobles Gunther Chereau 2020 Comte De Saint Hubert PDF icon Download
92 ANJOU Domaine Des Trottières 2022 Chenin Clair De Lune 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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