Chinon is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France well known for the Château de Chinon, a medieval castle which at times served as the residence of the kings of France and England.
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  • 2011 Chinon from Plouzeau and Baudry

    … and white limestone. It was aged for 18 months in barrel. Alcohol 13%. There were dense flavors and a good balance of ripe ripe-ish fruit and structure. With air the wine showed racy flavors of minerals, a hint of greenhouse, and wood. There was very good structure and an attractive coating of graphite laced tannins in the finish. This should improve with age. *** 2016-2014. Like this: Like Loading... Related …

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  • Tasting Notes Week of September 8th, 2014

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