Pierre Breton Bourgueil Trinch! Cabernet Franc Loire Valley Bourgueil 2010
“Trinch” is named after a German expression meaning “cheers” championed by the poet and philosopher Rabelais. Trinch is a Cabernet Franc from younger vines vinified in stainless steel with a cold maceration. It is made for early consumption and typically has very accessible fruit, soft tannins and low alcohol. Bottled in the Spring after harvest.
The total area of the domaine is 11 hectares, distributed in different parcels located in the districts of Monthelie, Pommard, Puligny-Montrachet, and, of course Meursault. All the vineyards were cultivated following organic agricultural practices from 1992 to 1997, at the end of this period the domaine became 100% biodynamic.
External Reviews for Pierre Breton Bourgueil Trinch! Cabernet Franc Loire Valley Bourgueil
This "Trinch!" bottle from the Bretons is all you need for an every day Cabernet Franc. It's lighter in style than their other wines. Pure dark berry fruit with a touch of thyme. Delicious and clean fruit character. We'll drink to that.
Trinch! or Cheers! in the local dialect around Bourgueil refers to the "clink" of wine glasses. An easy-drinking, perfect for parties Cab Franc that is a delightful partner to the world of cocktail nibbles. From the young vines of Catherine and Pierres many vineyards, hand-harvested and fermented in stainless steel. only the barest amount of sulphur is added at bottling.