Which path for the Loire's great grape?


See my tasting notes on 78 Loire Chenins. 

Chenin Blanc was walking out with Riesling. They had so much in common – they were often pretty dry, but could both be very sweet. Both could be really bubbly sometimes, although they were normally quite tranquil. They even shared a characteristic acerbity, which they thought was really refreshing, although some people found it a bit much.

They were walking together through a Savennières vineyard (pictured) one day, gossiping about how boring their friend Pinot Grigio had been getting recently, when they reached a junction. Riesling asked Chenin which way...