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Domaine Wilfrid Rousse Chinon Cuvée 'Les Puys'

  • Domaine Wilfrid Rousse Chinon Cuvée 'Les Puys'

Domaine Wilfrid Rousse Chinon 'Les Puys'

Quick Overview

Red wines from the Loire deserve a much wider following. This top Chinon has all the luminous colour and vibrant fruit freshness of Cabernet Franc, with complex depths of flavour and lingering tannins that make it an irresistible and lively fine dining wine.

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Online price €24.00

Further Details

Trying something just a little different means that you can get to know wines of the quality and substance of Les Puys, an organic Cabernet Franc from the Loire that makes a magnificent dinner wine.

Structured and serious, with dusty tannins, fresh acidity, and an intriguing flavour profile of cedar, blackcurrant and tobacco, Les Puys is a wine of surprising depth and complexity: not too full-bodied, and all the better as a food wine for it.

Match this organic Cabernet Franc's juicy attack with strong cheeses, grilled lamb cutlets, sirloin steak, or roasted vegetables.

Chinon is a significant red-wine appellation in the Touraine district of the Loire valley where wines are made from Cabernet Franc (often called breton there). From 2000, up to a quarter of the blend may be Cabernet Sauvignon.

Chinon is, according to the Oxford Companion to Wine, "essentially a Frenchman’s wine."

Wilfrid Rousse

Additional Information

Supplier's website Wilfrid Rousse
Vintage 2014
certified organic yes, FR-BIO-01
Grape variety 100% Cabernet Franc
Alcohol % 0.00%
Technical sheet Download supplier's pdf here

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