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Le Bouquet Cabernet Franc Domaine Laporte

Le Bouquet Cabernet Franc 2016 - Domaine Laporte

 

Cabernet Franc can have multiple interpretations in the Loire valley, from easy drinking everyday wines to upmarket cuvées. This bottle is made from vines planted in the typical local soil called “Truffeau”, which is mostly made of porous clay and the Cabernet Franc thrive in there. Le Bouquet develops harmonious notes of red fruit, representative of the Loire vineyards. Aromas of strawberry, redcurrant and cherry are nicely balanced with notes of spice. This is a lively, light-bodied red to be enjoyed slightly chilled over a white meat.

86/100 Wine Spectator

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grape
Domaine Laporte
2016
IGP Val de Loire
Loire Valley
Dry red wine
100% Cabernet Franc
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2019
Open and drink
15-16°C
Poultry, white meat, cheese
  Body Body Scale Red Wine Barrel.png Technical stuff Le Bouquet 2016 Domaine Laporte
  Oak Oak Scale Red Wine  
Soil
Vines
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Truffeau soil (porous clay)
30 hectares
Manual
13%
Stainless steel tanks
  Fruit Fruit Scale Red Wine
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86/100 "Light-bodied and open-knit, with a sandalwood frame to the cherry pit, pomegranate and white pepper notes. Perfumy finish. Drink now." (previous vintage)

 

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2018-07-17

Typical Loire, easy to drink

Light-bodied Cabernet Franc from a good producer in the Loire valley, very enjoyable and easy to drink.

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Le Bouquet Cabernet Franc 2016 - Domaine Laporte

Le Bouquet Cabernet Franc 2016 - Domaine Laporte

 

Cabernet Franc can have multiple interpretations in the Loire valley, from easy drinking everyday wines to upmarket cuvées. This bottle is made from vines planted in the typical local soil called “Truffeau”, which is mostly made of porous clay and the Cabernet Franc thrive in there. Le Bouquet develops harmonious notes of red fruit, representative of the Loire vineyards. Aromas of strawberry, redcurrant and cherry are nicely balanced with notes of spice. This is a lively, light-bodied red to be enjoyed slightly chilled over a white meat.

86/100 Wine Spectator

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