Bourgueil "Tuffeaux" 2015 - Domaine Damien Lorieux


 

Damien Lorieux is among those winemakers who live and breath for their passion. Using modern techniques such as grape control to set the ideal harvest date, he also defends traditional methods in the vineyard. His wines are typical from the Bourgueil aerea, offering fruit, freshness and class. Showing an intense red colour with purple notes, this Bourgueil develops strong red fruit aromas with a smoky note coming from the typical chalky terroir, called “Tuffeaux”. Palate is light to medium bodied with soft tannins and a fine finish. Drink with a Baked Camembert!

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Producer
Vintage
Appellation
Region
Type
Grape
Domaine Damien Lorieux
2015
AOC Bourgueil
Loire Valley
Dry red wine
100% Cabernet Franc
 
Drink
Open
Serve
Food
from now to 2019
Open and drink
14-16°C
Camenbert Roti, roasted white meat, charcuterie
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 OakOak Scale Red Wine 
Soil
Vineyard
Farming
Yield
Harvest
Alcohol
Ageing
Clay and limestone
12ha
Sustainable practices
45hl/ha
Manual
12%
12 months in stainless steel vats
 FruitFruit Scale Red Wine
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89/100 "Named after the soft yellow stone that dominates the central Loire vineyards, this wine is firm, and still young. It is now delicious with ripe, perfumed black fruits and juicy acidity. But it will develop and deepen, and will be worth keeping, so drink from 2017." (previous vintage)

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1* "Very Good Wine"

 

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    Bourgueil "Tuffeaux" 2015 - Domaine Damien Lorieux

    Bourgueil "Tuffeaux" 2015 - Domaine Damien Lorieux

     

    Damien Lorieux is among those winemakers who live and breath for their passion. Using modern techniques such as grape control to set the ideal harvest date, he also defends traditional methods in the vineyard. His wines are typical from the Bourgueil aerea, offering fruit, freshness and class. Showing an intense red colour with purple notes, this Bourgueil develops strong red fruit aromas with a smoky note coming from the typical chalky terroir, called “Tuffeaux”. Palate is light to medium bodied with soft tannins and a fine finish. Drink with a Baked Camembert!

    89/100 Wine Enthusiast

    1* Guide Hachette des Vins

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