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  • Malbec

    History of the grape: Some believe Malbec is named after a Hungarian peasant who spread plantings along the French co...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Gamay

    History of the grape: Legend has it that it was brought over by the Romans in the first century BC to the town of Bea...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

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  • La Chevallerie Vieilles Vignes Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil 2010

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    I bought this bottle of wine from a Stand at the London France Show back in ... ... for it. Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil is an appellation created in1937,although viticulture here goes back to at least the Romans,for red and rose wines from the single commune around the village of Bourgueil. This is located on the north bank of the Loire river b... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • @ DMCKER: I have been to Burgundy and love the Pinots. Also like the german ... up to 18 bottles.@JonDerry: Bourgueil & Chinon are very close to Saumur where we will be staying for 4 nights, so will definitely check those out. Thank you! And I´ll make sure to post a trip report to make you all jelaous:)@Duncan 906: I am staying at "Les terrase... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Loire Valley in July


  • Domaine Catherine et Pierre Breton (Bourgueil - next to Chinon) These reds should be well worth your time, though not sure how far off Bourgueil is from where you're staying.Gerard Boulay - SancerreFrancois Cotat - SancerreDomaine Huet - VouvrayMuscadet- aka Melon de Bourgogne, would be nice to do a day trip if you have the energy for it!Anyhow,... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Loire Valley in July


  • Domaine Chanteleuserie Bourgueil Cuvee Alouettes 2012

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    2013 vintage- earth and spice flavors with smooth tannins. Read More

    Wine review by BeautifulCalamity


  • Out for a nice dinner for my wife's birthday last night. They didn't ... ... & Pierre Breton Bourgueil (Cabernet Franc), a producer I recently heard good things about on WB and have been wanting to try. My only hesitation, is that the few wines I've had from Chinon and Bourgueil have underwhelmed me, though I've known I've been guilty of not ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Wines by the Glass


  • Lame Delisle Boucard Cuvee Vieilles Vignes Bourgueil Domaine des Chesnaies 2012

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    I bought this bottle of wine back in May when I visited Louis de Grenelle in ... shop It is from the nearby Bourgueil appellation. Bourgueil is an AOC created in 1937 [although viticulture here goes back to at least the Romans ] for red and rose wines from six communes around the village of that name on the north bank of the Loire between Tour... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Les Cailloux Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil 2014

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    This young and juicy wine is much more dense and fruit-forward than recent ... ... Café-style Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil at its best - bursting with cherries on the nose - almost like Nouveau. Rich berry flavours on entry - especially blueberry (bleuet) that explode but finish in a just a hint of stem. Sip this nibbling cheese, rillettes and ... Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden


  • Le Vendangeoir Saint Nicolas-de-Bourgueil 2014

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    Great raspberry scent on this Touraine wine with similar red berry flavours on entry. The wine is somewhat light and cheerful - perfect for drinking alone or with light meat dishes. Excellent price - especially for downtown Paris. 85 points. Read More

    Wine review by zufrieden


  • Unfortunately I won't be able to make it, but will be watching with ... ... American syrahs here than Bourgueil cab francs, that's for sure!  ;-(Not really my place to suggest this to you, Greg, but I would be interested to hear the group's take on Cayuse. Unless Lucha will be bringing some down. Read More

    Forum post in the topic Syrah Offline 7/19/14 Sonoma...


  • Lots of people who drink sherry in Tokyo. And a hell of a lot easier to find good sherry than good Loire red.  Two more shops, two more strikes (five so far, hope I get a hit before the inning ends). Smatterings of whites and roses, no Loire CF to save my life. I could've found more 20 years ago, far more easily, than in 2014. Says something abo... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Bourgueil vs. Chinon: Paging...


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