2016 Vouvray “Le Portail”Champalou
France | Loire
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The truth is, this is a Volnay Blanc. However, thanks to wine legislation in France, it can’t be labeled that way. Pinot Beurot is the Burgundian name for their local strand of Pinot Gris. It can be found co-planted with Pinot Noir in really old Burgundian vineyards, and it added aroma and texture to some of the weaker Pinot harvests of yesteryear, much like Viognier was used in Côte-Rôtie. As average temperatures moderated in Burgundy over recent decades, the Boillots decided to separate these grapes to make a dry white wine. It is unique and delicious and showcases an interesting bit of Burgundy’s history.
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