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On the palate, it is slightly waxy in texture with added flavours of cinnamon and mint.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOrder from the Largest \u0026amp; Most Trusted Premium Spirits Marketplace! \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFeatured in\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eROLLING STONE\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMEN'S JOURNAL\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eUS WEEKLY\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eNOTICE:\u003c\/strong\u003e Many other small liquor store sites may end up cancelling your order due to the high demand, unavailability or inaccurate inventory counts.  We have partnerships consisting of a large network of licensed retailers from within the United States, Europe and across the world ensuring orders are fulfilled.   \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eProducer:\u003c\/b\u003e Moulin Touchais\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRatings: \u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\" mce-data-marked=\"1\" data-mce-style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003eV\u003c\/span\u003e | 92 \u003cspan style=\"color: #ff2a00;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #ff2a00;\"\u003e GS\u003c\/span\u003e | 93\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eVintage:\u003c\/b\u003e 1968\u003cb\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cb\u003eSize:\u003c\/b\u003e 750ml\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eABV:\u003c\/strong\u003e 13.5%\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eVarietal:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e Sauvignon Blanc\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCountry\/Region:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan\u003e France, Loire\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!-- split --\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eDetailed Description\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e1968 is a complex mature wine with aromas of candied grapefruit, quince preserve and honey. On the palate, it is slightly waxy in texture with added flavours of cinnamon and mint.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003eReviews:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eVinous:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e The people at Moulin Touchais call 1968 a 'petit millésime' i.e. it was cool and wet so not particularly conducive to quality. The vintage was first released in 2018, 50 years after its maker, Joseph Touchais, decided to bottle a small amount for the hell of it in some pre-loved bottles - it's now a lottery what bottle you receive your 1968 cuvée - there were five different styles used!!! It's an amber-hued wine that has now taken on the oxidative nose of an Amontillado; the 1970 looks far fresher. That said, if you like Amontillado aromas (which I do) then you'll find the nose of this 1968 rather attractive with its olive, dried apricot and briney characters, toffee and walnut. There's plenty of welcoming sweetness (60g\/L) here and the cool season has imbued it with freshness on the almost malty finish. Intriguing, appetizing although you do have to like oxidative characters. Long, long length.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eGreg Sherwood:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e Brûléed, rich oxidative nose but perhaps in a more Bual or Terrantez style. 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On the palate, it is slightly waxy in texture with added flavours of cinnamon and mint.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003eReviews:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eVinous:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e The people at Moulin Touchais call 1968 a 'petit millésime' i.e. it was cool and wet so not particularly conducive to quality. The vintage was first released in 2018, 50 years after its maker, Joseph Touchais, decided to bottle a small amount for the hell of it in some pre-loved bottles - it's now a lottery what bottle you receive your 1968 cuvée - there were five different styles used!!! It's an amber-hued wine that has now taken on the oxidative nose of an Amontillado; the 1970 looks far fresher. That said, if you like Amontillado aromas (which I do) then you'll find the nose of this 1968 rather attractive with its olive, dried apricot and briney characters, toffee and walnut. There's plenty of welcoming sweetness (60g\/L) here and the cool season has imbued it with freshness on the almost malty finish. Intriguing, appetizing although you do have to like oxidative characters. Long, long length.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\" data-mce-style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eGreg Sherwood:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e Brûléed, rich oxidative nose but perhaps in a more Bual or Terrantez style. Vibrant salty acids, lovely briney focus and rich, pithy length brimming with cognac spice, sweet orange peel, marmalade and nutty cheese cloth complexity.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eProducer Information\u003c\/h4\u003e\nCreated in 1787, Domaine Touchais is one of the oldest wine domaine in Anjou and it is still one of the most traditional properties in the Loire Valley today. The same ancestral methods have been used over the generations, both in the vineyards and in the winery, in order to create the fine sweet white wines for laying down for which the domaine is renowned. Back at the end of the Second World War, Joseph Touchais decided that, after bottling the wines immediately after the winter, he would age them in the cellars for at least ten years before releasing them for sale, in order to let time do its work. This long ageing allows the wines to develop a wonderful character in the bottle while preserving the freshness of their youth. Today, the domaine is one of the few (or maybe the only one!) to offer such a wide range of vintages, which are often 30 to 40 years old, or even older. Down in the domaine’s impressive underground cellars in Doué la Fontaine, there is one of the finest and oldest stocks of wine in the world. Through the wines’ balance and freshness, the domaine seeks to express the quintessence of its appellation. The wines also possess the power and sumptuousness typical of the finest of fine wines.\u003cbr\u003e"}

1968 | Moulin Touchais | Coteaux du Layon

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Sweet Wine: 1968 | Moulin Touchais | Coteaux du Layon

1968 is a complex mature wine with aromas of candied grapefruit, quince preserve and honey. On the palate, it is slightly waxy in texture with added flavours of cinnamon and mint.

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Producer: Moulin Touchais

Ratings: V | 92  GS | 93

Vintage: 1968

Size: 750ml

ABV: 13.5%

Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc

    Country/Region: France, Loire

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      Detailed Description

      1968 is a complex mature wine with aromas of candied grapefruit, quince preserve and honey. On the palate, it is slightly waxy in texture with added flavours of cinnamon and mint.

        Reviews:

        • Vinous: The people at Moulin Touchais call 1968 a 'petit millésime' i.e. it was cool and wet so not particularly conducive to quality. The vintage was first released in 2018, 50 years after its maker, Joseph Touchais, decided to bottle a small amount for the hell of it in some pre-loved bottles - it's now a lottery what bottle you receive your 1968 cuvée - there were five different styles used!!! It's an amber-hued wine that has now taken on the oxidative nose of an Amontillado; the 1970 looks far fresher. That said, if you like Amontillado aromas (which I do) then you'll find the nose of this 1968 rather attractive with its olive, dried apricot and briney characters, toffee and walnut. There's plenty of welcoming sweetness (60g/L) here and the cool season has imbued it with freshness on the almost malty finish. Intriguing, appetizing although you do have to like oxidative characters. Long, long length.
        • Greg Sherwood: Brûléed, rich oxidative nose but perhaps in a more Bual or Terrantez style. Vibrant salty acids, lovely briney focus and rich, pithy length brimming with cognac spice, sweet orange peel, marmalade and nutty cheese cloth complexity.

        Producer Information

        Created in 1787, Domaine Touchais is one of the oldest wine domaine in Anjou and it is still one of the most traditional properties in the Loire Valley today. The same ancestral methods have been used over the generations, both in the vineyards and in the winery, in order to create the fine sweet white wines for laying down for which the domaine is renowned. Back at the end of the Second World War, Joseph Touchais decided that, after bottling the wines immediately after the winter, he would age them in the cellars for at least ten years before releasing them for sale, in order to let time do its work. This long ageing allows the wines to develop a wonderful character in the bottle while preserving the freshness of their youth. Today, the domaine is one of the few (or maybe the only one!) to offer such a wide range of vintages, which are often 30 to 40 years old, or even older. Down in the domaine’s impressive underground cellars in Doué la Fontaine, there is one of the finest and oldest stocks of wine in the world. Through the wines’ balance and freshness, the domaine seeks to express the quintessence of its appellation. The wines also possess the power and sumptuousness typical of the finest of fine wines.

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