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2007 Domaine Huet Vouvray Petillant Brut, Loire, France

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $29   From: $27   To: $30

Search Rank 4128 What is search rank?
Over all vintages, this was the 4128th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 4545th

Score: 88. When to drink: 2012 to 2026
The Wine-Searcher score of 88/100 is based on the following wine critic score:
Critic Score When to drink
17/20   2012 to 2026
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Price History for 2007 Domaine Huet Vouvray Petillant Brut, Loire, France
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Grape Variety: Chenin Blanc

Chenin Blanc is a versatile white wine grape variety known for its high acidity and aging potential. Most commonly associated with the Loire Valley, Chenin Blanc has been cultivated in France for nearly 1300 years; official French documents first mention Chenin Blanc as early as 845. It is only since the 1980s, however, that renewed interest has reinvigorated Chenin Blanc's position as a classic and noble grape variety.

South Africa is the largest grower and producer of Chenin Blanc. It is also the nation’s most-planted wine grape. It arrived in South Africa in the mid-17th Century, and was immediately popular for its productivity and its ... more

Region Hierarchy
  • Vouvray Petillant - Mousseux wine region

    Vouvray Petillant and Vouvray Mousseux are the official (if rarely used) titles for Vouvray's sparkling wines. They are collectively, colloquially known to the locals as fines bulles, which means 'fine bubbles'. This old, traditional phrase is sometimes still seen on labels, but is increasingly being replaced by the more marketable term methode traditionelle.

    Like good Champagne, well-made Vouvray Petillant and Vouvray Mousseux wines have a tight, persistent bead of bubbles and a gently nutty, mealy nose – the result of its extended lees contact which often last much longer than the statutory 12 months. However, because they are produced from Chenin Blanc grapes grown in the Loire Valley (slightly warmer than Champagne), they ... more

  • Vouvray wine region

    Vouvray is the most famous and most respected appellation of the Loire Valley's Touraine district. The title covers white wines of various styles (sweet, dry, still and sparkling), from eight villages around the medieval town of Vouvray, on the northern banks of the Loire.

    Vouvray is the flagship wine of the ... more

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