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Domaine des Baumard Carte d'Or Coteaux du Layon (375ML half-bottle) 2004

Loire, France - Other regions
  • WS 91
  • RP 90
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Winemaker Notes

"Baumard's 2004 Coteaux Du Layon Carte D'Or offers an astonishingly low-priced opportunity to experience a great nobly sweet appellation. Winsome aromas of quince, chamomile, almond paste, and white chocolate lead to a subtly sweet, mouth-filling, yet elegant and juicy palate and a bitter-sweet, quince- and flower-filled, honeyed, subtly confectionary yet genuinely refreshing finish. This should drink well for at least 8-10 years."
Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
90 Points

"Lots of mineral and candied lime hold the fig and glazed pear flavors at bay. Long, stony finish. Drink now through 2009."
Wine Spectator
91 Points

Critical Acclaim

WS 91
Wine Spectator

RP 90
The Wine Advocate

Domaine des Baumard

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Domaine des Baumard, Loire, France - Other regions
Domaine des Baumard
The Baumard family has been wine growing wine at Rochefort in the Anjou for centuries, working with the noble Chenin in what has long been accepted as its natural home, the slate-covered hillside vineyards along the Loire and Layton rivers. In 1953, the Baumard family acquired a vineyard in the Quarts de Chaume, and in 1968, purchased substantial acreage in Savennieres. Jean Baumard, an enologist and educator, as well as grower, introduced significant innovations to... View More