2011 Domaine Foreau Moelleux Vouvray
Now this is a bit of a splurge but so absolutely worth it! Moelleux, (late picked) from Foreau is only produced in exceptional vintages and seeing as Vouvray has been struggling with severe weather issues, well there won’t likely be any made for a while. Letting the Chenin Blanc hang longer on the vines increases the sugar levels, so this is a sweeter Vouvray to be sure, but one with plenty of racy acidity which keeps it perfectly in balance. I love wines like these with Thanksgiving as I think the rich, opulent poached pear and peach flavors scream fall to me. Very sexy and curvy on the palate which carries all that sumptuous fruit beautifully. Luscious and haunting.