June 8, 2018

How Montlouis and Vouvray Became a Chenin Blanc Battleground

For at least a decade, two of the greatest white wine terroirs have been quietly locked in a sort of Kanye vs. Wiz Khalifa-style feud. Click on the header above and be sure to read this fascinating article in Punch by Jon BonnĂ© on Montlouis vs. Vouvray and how their battle symbolizes the past and future of the Loire’s greatest white grape, chenin blanc.

Vintage ’59 Imports has Le Rocher des Violettes’ 2016 Chenin Blanc in stock—a wine designated Vin de France wine because of the Montlouis-Vouvray kerfuffle.