The Peerless Pinot Noir of Philippe Gilbert

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Introducing Two Spectacular New Cuvées of Menetou-Salon Rouge

Philippe Gilbert produces Pinot Noir as one who understands the variety to its core—its charms, its challenges, and its ability to display utmost finesse. Some eastern Loire Pinot Noir suffers from a “Burgundy inferiority complex,” with extraction and oak employed to compensate for the terroir’s tendency toward leanness; other examples display the opposite, with a simple, curt elevage overstating Pinot’s relative simplicity in these zones vis-à-vis the Côte d’Or. Philippe, on the other hand…

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Domaine Philippe Gilbert

The story of the Domaine Philippe Gilbert gives splendid evidence to the fact that our world of wine is endlessly fascinating and encompasses more than the technical aspects of growing grapes and turning them into wine.
Wines: Menetou-Salon Blanc, Menetou-Salon Blanc “Les Renardieres”, Menetou-Salon Rosé, Menetou-Salon Rouge, Menetou-Salon Rouge “Les Renardieres”