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Château de Brézé has a long and storied history, first being mentioned in texts in 1068, lauded by King René of Anjou in the 15th century and served at all the royal courts. In 1957, when the AOC of Saumur Champigny was established, the owner of Château de Brézé refused to be part of the appellation, saying that his estate's vineyards were the best and deserved an appellation all their own. And he was probably right. Unfortunately, the wines from those exceptional vineyards were terrible. Lucky for us, the winery sold in 2009 to Le Comte de Colbert, who recruited Arnaud Lambert from nearby Domaine de Saint Just to make the wine. He changed the vineyards over to organic farming and began producing truly stellar wines worthy of their source. The 2012 Château de Brézé Clos David is all estate-grown Chenin Blanc raised in stainless steel to preserve freshness. It has the slightly-oxidized note of a great White Burgundy and a lovely richness that allows it to pair with a variety of foods.

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Update from Bordeaux: 1st dinner, and one to remember!

Dinner at Pichon Baron Monday April 3, 2006 at Pichon Baron As usual great dinner with: 1993 Larent Perrier Brut 1989 Suduiraut with the foie gras course-went well but a bit too rich 1986 Pichon Baron 3L-wow a super vintage 1982 Pichon Baron 3L-great and coming on strong but I preferred the 1986 1955 Pichon Baron-superb and ready-starting to decline 1982 Suduiraut-would have been great with foie gras but still fine with cheese 1967 Quinta do Noval National port-elegant A fine evening-Steve is in 7th heaven!

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