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Producer : Rene-Noel Legrand
Region : France (France), Loire (France)
Bottle Per Case : 12 x 750 ml
Food Pairing : Breads, Cured Meat, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables
A selection of the best plots from 35 to 50-year-old vines, La Chaintree is aged 24 months in neutral 500L oak barrels. This is a very pure expression of cabernet franc, showing chocolate, beautiful minerality and some riper herbal notes (nothing green here). Great structure and the balance here is excellent, which makes for a wine which is both intense, but light at the same time. The tannins are present, but ripe and well-coated. This is drinking beautifully now at 13 year-old but can still age for many more.
18/20 points - Cuisine et vins de France, Sept/Oct 2006
Highly recommended - Bettane & Desseauve 2008
|Bottles Per Case||12 Pack|
|Bottle Size||750 ml|
|Region||France (France), Loire (France)|
|Style||Warm and spicy reds|
|Grapes||100% Cabernet Franc|
|Food Pairing||Breads, Cured Meat, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Roasted Vegetables|
|Descriptors||Earthy, Floral, Fruity, Mineral|
|Price of Case||$335.40|
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