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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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Wednesday
Mar052008

Don't Miss This: Elio Grasso Tastings!

Elio GrassoElio Grasso Vineyards, Piedmont Wondering what to do with the rest of your week? Wonder no more! Winemaker Gianluca Grasso, the son of Elio Grasso, one of the most respected Barolo producers in Italy is in Northern California pouring his wines. He'll be be at Gambero Rosso's Tre Bicchiere tasting in San Francisco today, but don't fret if you don't have tickets. Gianluca will be pouring at K&L San Francisco tomorrow, March 6 from 4:30-6:40 p.m. and at K&L Redwood City on Friday, March 7 from 5-6:30 p.m.. Among the wines he'll be sharing: the amazing 2003 Elio Grasso Barolo Ginestra "Casa Matè" and the delicious 2006 Elio Grasso "Gavarini" Nebbiolo.

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