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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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Oct122011

Brick's Beer List (10/11/2011) - Really Cool New Beers!

By: Bryan Brick | K&L Beer Buyer

 

 

Hi All,

These recent gloomy days seem to be clearing up with some heat behind them so make sure your fridge is packed with some delicious, thirst quenching, beer! It may be the last real heat spike we get this year. Hot or cold outside I think these will be a little bit of beer here for everyone. Not to mention some really sought after new releases.

Also, save the date! Friday October 28th from 5-6:30pm is the fall beer tasting in Redwood City! Always a good time, with 10+ beers and snacks. Check the event listings on Facebook and Local Events on KLWines.com for more details. The lineup and cost of tasting will be posted the week of the tasting.

Happy Shopping!

 

Alaskan Brewing Company "Perseverance Ale" Russian Imperial Stout, Alaska 22oz $8.99

http://www.klwines.com/detail.asp?sku=1076932

 

Brouwerij De Proef/Sly Fox "Broederlijke Liefde" Saison, Belgium 750ml $14.99

http://www.klwines.com/detail.asp?sku=1076911

 

Deschutes "Fresh Hop Mirror Pond" Pale Ale, Oregon 22oz $5.99

http://www.klwines.com/detail.asp?sku=1076934

 

Hair of the Dog "Blue Dot" DIPA, Oregon 22oz $7.49

http://www.klwines.com/detail.asp?sku=1048354

 

Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales "La Parcela #1" Pumpkin Ale, Michigan 750ml $14.99

http://www.klwines.com/detail.asp?sku=1061239

 

Maui Brewing Company "Coconut Porter," Hawaii 12oz $2.99

http://www.klwines.com/detail.asp?sku=1049604

 

Port Brewing Company "High Tide IPA" India Pale Ale 22oz $5.99

http://www.klwines.com/detail.asp?sku=1051654

 

Pretty Things "Hedgerow Bitter" English Bitter, Massachusetts 22oz $8.99

http://www.klwines.com/detail.asp?sku=1076913

 

Ridgeway Brewing Foreign Export Stout, England 500ml $5.99

http://www.klwines.com/detail.asp?sku=1076914

 

Russian River Brewing “Damnation 23" Oak-Aged Golden Ale 375ml $8.99

http://www.klwines.com/detail.asp?sku=1077401

 

Theakston "XB" ESB, England 500ml $3.99

http://www.klwines.com/detail.asp?sku=1076912

 

Victory Brewing "Prima Pils" Pilsner, Pennsylvania 12oz $1.49

http://www.klwines.com/detail.asp?sku=1049628

 

Weihenstephaner HefeWeis, Germany 500ml $2.99

http://www.klwines.com/detail.asp?sku=996008

 

Weihenstephaner Original Lager, Germany 500ml $2.99

http://www.klwines.com/detail.asp?sku=996003

 

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Love beer?  Be the first to get news and updates by joining Bryan Brick's Beer list. Write to bryanbrick@klwines.com for details.

 

 

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