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.
Posts about Chinon
  • 2011 Chinon from Plouzeau and Baudry

    … 2011 Chinon from Plouzeau and Baudry The last several days have been busy with travel, work, and wine related correspondence. The later of which can take a fair amount of time so just a quick post for today. Both of the wines featured in this post are from the 2011 vintage in Chinon. At half the cost the 2011 Marc Plouzeau, Clos de la…

    Aaron Nix Gomez/ Hogshead - A Wine Blogin Cabernet Franc- 3 readers -
  • Tasting Notes Week of September 8th, 2014

    … cherries. The tannin profile was also a bit deeper, allowing it to suit foods with a slightly heaviler weight. Macari 2010Cabernet Franc Lots of juicy black fruit, concentrated black berries, and balance. Curious as to how this award winner (winery earned "winery of the year" from NY Wine & Food Classic) I tried it against an Olga Rauffault Chinon…

    Marisa D'vari/ A Wine Storyin Chardonnay- 4 readers -