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

    … more black fruit, minerals, and pepper before the greenhouse note returned in the finish. It also showed a touch of smoke and ripe citrus. This needs a little age. **(*) 2015-20202. 2011 Bernard Baudry, La Croix Boissee, Chinon – $38 Imported by Louis/Dressner. This wine is 100% Cabernet Franc sourced from 30 year old vines on soils of clay…

    Aaron Nix Gomez/ Hogshead - A Wine Blogin Cabernet Franc- 8 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 -