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Charles Joguet Chinon Cuvée Terroir 2008

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"Hands down, *the best pure cabernet franc being made in the world today* is coming from the hard working gang at Charles Joguet in Chinon."grapecrusader"Dark and on the rustic side, with roasted chestnut and sweet earth notes leading the way for tangy currant, plum skin and licorice root. The brawny finish has a mouthwatering olive note."Wine Spectator

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Charles Joguet:
Since it was founded by Charles Joguet in 1957, the domain has been seeking to highlight as best possible the Chinon terroirs (a combination of soil and microclimate), with a simple idea in mind: each wine is the expression of a particular terroir. One should not mask the nature of the various terroirs by blending their juices, but instead enhance them through separate vinification. In this way... Read more
Since it was founded by Charles Joguet in 1957, the domain has been seeking to highlight as best possible the Chinon terroirs (a combination of soil and microclimate), with a simple idea in mind: each wine is the expression of a particular terroir. One should not mask the nature of the various terroirs by blending their juices, but instead enhance them through separate vinification. In this way, one can also distinguish between vines of different ages. Why lose the freshness of a young vine by mixing it with the stronger tannins of an old vine? Read less

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Snooth User: Coastalcorks
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2.50 5
11/06/2010

Highly recommended, we found it a bit watery. Light fruits,mostly pear with strong tannins.



"Hands down, *the best pure cabernet franc being made in the world today* is coming from the hard working gang at Charles Joguet in Chinon."grapecrusader"Dark and on the rustic side, with roasted chestnut and sweet earth notes leading the way for tangy currant, plum skin and licorice root. The brawny finish has a mouthwatering olive note."Wine Spectator

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