Brendan Stater-West, Saumur Blanc les Chapaudaises 2020

Brendan Stater-West, Saumur Blanc les Chapaudaises 2020

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Variety: Chenin Blanc

An Oregon yankee in King Chenin’s Court??? Brendan Stater-West may have never imagined his name on a bottle of Loire Valley Chenin Blanc when he took the job at the Paris wine shop that ignited his passions, but it is a reality now. He may have never imagined apprenticing under the winemaker of the particular bottle that sparked that ignition of passion, but that also happened. That same bottle of Guiberteau led him to the producer Romain Guiberteau and Saumur, where he begged Romain for a job in the vineyards. It was Romain who leased him a plot, allowing him to begin his own domaine! Fast forward a few years and now Brendan owns his own property in Bizay where he creates his Chenin expressions from grapes grown in the ‘tuffeau’ limestone that creates the bedrock layer for which Saumur is famous.

This 100% Chenin Blanc wine is vinified whole cluster in stainless steel vats. After initial fermentation the juice is moved to oak barrels for 12 months. The wine is then racked back into stainless holding vats until bottling. Using only natural yeast, with no fermentation agents added, this wine is truly crafted by the land and grape itself, with Brendan as its steward.

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SHIPPING & DELIVERY POLICY

Buyer Must be 21 to Purchase Alcohol 

 

WINE DELIVERY WITHIN THE CINCINNATI AREA

We do our best to have all orders placed BEFORE NOON delivered SAME DAY. All orders placed after noon, will be delivered the next day. Cincinnati orders over $150 in certain areas will receive FREE DELIVERY. Delivery distances defined by zip codes. See delivery zones below.

 *If you wish to select local delivery at checkout please first select shipping and then enter your desired address. If your delivery address falls within our delivery zones you will then be able to select local delivery. 

PICK UP AT 1206 BROADWAY

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WINE SHIPPING VIA COMMON CARRIER

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The cost of shipping varies depending on which shipping option the buyer selects, as well as destination and number of bottles. The appropriate shipping rates will be calculated at checkout. 

All orders will be sent with a 21+ signature as is legally required.  The carrier delivering your order will be unable to leave the package on your front door, back porch, etc. without sign-off. Please ensure someone is home to receive. In the event that a shipment cannot be delivered due to an incorrect address provided by the purchaser, or after three delivery attempts by the carrier, Hart & Cru reserves the right to charge the purchaser the applicable carrier fee for rerouting to an alternative address or re-shipping to the same address.

 

DELIVERY ZONE 1 ( FREE DELIVERY OVER $150 OTHERWISE $10 ) :

45111 - 45147 -45174 - 45202 - 45203 - 45204 - 45205 - 45206 - 45207 - 45208 -45209 - 45211 - 45212 - 45213 - 45214 - 45215 - 45216 - 45217 - 45218 - 45219 - 45220 - 45221 - 45223 - 45224 -45225 - 45226 -45227 - 45229 - 45231 - 45232 - 45236 - 45237 - 45238 - 45239 - 45241 - 45242 - 45243 - 45244

DELIVERY ZONE 2 ( $10 DELIVERY ) :

45011 - 45014 - 45039 - 45040 - 45051 - 45069 - 45122 - 45140 - 45150 - 45230 - 45233 - 45240 - 45245 - 45246 - 45247 - 45248 - 45249 - 45250 - 45251 - 45252 – 45255

IMPORTANT APPLEPAY INFORMATION : 

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