Chinon "La Petite Timonerie" 2013 - Complices de Loire


This Chinon is the perfect fruity wine to start discovering Cabernet Franc from the Loire Valley. Nose exhibits aromas of red berries and sweet spices. Palate is structured with silky tannins, coming from the part-ageing in oak barrels. A very decent medium-bodied bottle for an immediate pleasure, perfect for the price.

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This Chinon is the perfect fruity wine to start discovering Cabernet Franc from the Loire Valley. Nose exhibits aromas of red berries and sweet spices. Palate is structured with silky tannins, coming from the part-ageing in oak barrels. A very decent medium-bodied bottle for an immediate pleasure, perfect for the price.
 
Wine CharacteristicsWhen & how to drink?
 
Producer: Complices de Loire 
Vintage: 2013
Appellation: Chinon
Region: Loire Valley
Type: Dry
 
Grape: Cabernet Franc
 
 
Drink from now to 2017
Open and drink
Serve slightly chilled at 14-16°C
 
Simply pair it with a grilled steak.
 
 Technical stuff
  
Soil: Sand, clay, limestone
Harvest: Manual
Age of Vines: 40 years
Fermentation: Stainless steel vats
Ageing: Oak barrels and stainless steel vats
Yield: 50hl/ha
 
What experts say  
  
On 2012 vintage "Supple with silky tannins, this chinon is simply delicious."
  

 

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Chinon "La Petite Timonerie" 2013 - Complices de Loire

Chinon "La Petite Timonerie" 2013 - Complices de Loire

This Chinon is the perfect fruity wine to start discovering Cabernet Franc from the Loire Valley. Nose exhibits aromas of red berries and sweet spices. Palate is structured with silky tannins, coming from the part-ageing in oak barrels. A very decent medium-bodied bottle for an immediate pleasure, perfect for the price.