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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Loire Winemaker Arnaud Lambert
August 15, 2018

 

Domaines Arnaud Lambert

 

Sparkling

Arnaud Lambert Crémant de LoireOrganic; Aroma: Light pretty, fresh fruit, light clean; Mouth: Fruity, fleshy fine mousse, fine acid, clean long finish; Very Good Plus 23.5; Mixed Case, 21.15; Case, 19.98

Arnaud Lambert Crémant de Loire RoséOrganic; Color: Very pale salmon; Aroma: Fleshy soft, clean ; Mouth: Rounded fruity, firm background of franc, fleshy rather fruity, rounded interpretation of the grape, fine, long acid on the finish; Very Good Plus 23.5; Mixed Case, 21.15; Case, 19.98

Red

2016 Arnaud Lambert Saumur Clos Mazurique - Organic; Color: Medium dar; Aroma: Clean rather mineral rather fresh pretty, rosy, fine edge; Mouth: Cleanness sweet thrust, racy very clean very fine, pretty & forward, nice sweet finish, lithe and round; Very Good Plus 19.99; Mixed Case, 17.99; Case, 16.99

2015 Arnaud Lambert Saumur Champigny Montée des RochesOrganic; Aroma: very black cherry plum, ripe; Mouth: Juicy forward rather smooth pretty dense thick, easy drinking; Very Good Plus 35; Mixed Case, 31.5; Case, 29.75

White

2015 Arnaud Lambert Saumur Clos DavidOrganic; Aroma: Fresh, almond, mineral, clean, ; Mouth: Clean rather bright fresh, food-friendly acidity, lean racy fine, tight clean finish, long; Very Good - Excellent 40; Mixed Case, 36; Case, 34

2014 Arnaud Lambert Saumur Coulée de St-CyrOrganic; Aroma: Very deep dense Green plum, rather deep, lower toned tropical fruit notes; Mouth: Clean smooth rather finely delineated, deep, dusty herbal finish, long ripe; Very Good - Excellent 37; Mixed Case, 33.3; Case, 31.45

 

Lambert Loire Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $305

Lambert Loire Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $162

Or mix your own

 Any six - 11 bottles of the above for a 10% discount

 Any twelve bottles of the above for a 15% discount

 

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