La Varenne Chinon Tradition 2020

La Varenne Chinon Tradition 2020

La Varenne Chinon Tradition 2020

Regular price $27.00

100% Chinon (Cabernet Franc) from the Loire Valley France, the grapes were destemmed before pressing, very short pruning and leaf thinning of the 35-40 year old vines to optimize grape health and terrior expression. The soil is gravelly-sandy on the plain, among sandy-limestone slopes which lends to a mineral expression of the wine. Bottle aged in caves for a few months before release.

A fleshy nose revealing the perfect ripeness of this superb vintage. Fresh, juicy & delightful palate, with a rich texture & length already revealing the soft leather, black fruits & raciness of the tannins. Spice notes with moderately high mouthwatering acidity.

Sustainable | Hand Picked | Unfined and Unfiltered

Alcohol 14%
Size 750 ML
Pairings Pair with roasted chicken thighs, french onion soup, lamb gyros or simply by itself

About the Producer
The Gouron family has been producing wine for five generations at their estate in Cravant-les-Côteaux just east of the village of Chinon. Laurent and Stéphane Gouron tend the 72 acre La Varenne estate which is surrounded by forests. All of their vineyards are located within the Appellation of Chinon.

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