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Chinon Varennes du Grand Clos, Charles Joguet, Chinon, Touraine, Loire Valley, France 2016

Loire, France

JOGUECHINVAREN16

Tasting Notes

The nose is delicate, with notes of musk and sandalwood that accompany plentiful red and bleck berry fruit aromas. The palate is lively and persistent.

Food Matches

Beef fillet or veal, Rillettes & Mushrooms - Chanterelles

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2016

Style Full & Rich Reds

Country France

Region Loire

Grower Name Charles Joguet

Grape Variety Cabernet Franc

ABV 13.50%

Closure Natural Cork

Bottle Size 75cl

Allergens Sulphites

SKU JOGUECHINVAREN16

Grower

Charles Joguet

Charles Joguet

A family property located in the heart of the Val de Vienne, the Charles Joguet estate extends over 30 ha planted with Cabernet Franc and 2 ha with Chenin Blanc. A forerunner of the parcel-based approach in Chinon, from the end of the 1950s, the vineyards, spread out on both banks of the Vienne, express the rich diversity of terroirs that the Chinon appellation offers.… Read More

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Region

Loire

Loire

The Loire Valley is a well known wine producing region of Central France, defined by the river Loire which runs through it before emptying into the Atlantic Ocean. The region itself is so large and diverse that generalisations about terroir and soils are impossible, but the most well-known appellations include Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé, famed for their Sauvignon Blanc;… Read More

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Grape

Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc is a much overshadowed but nevertheless fine red grape variety widely grown all over the world, but with particular heritage in Bordeaux and the Loire Valley. Many single varietal Cab Francs can be found in the Loire in the guise of red Sancerre, Touraine and Anjou-Saumur, and the variety is an important component of many Bordeaux blends, particularly in the… Read More

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