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  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Cabernet Franc

    History of the grape: References to it in the Loire region of France date as far back as the mid 12th century. But it...

  • Chenin Blanc

    History of the grape: Modern day French oenologist Pierre Galet states Chenin Blanc has been in France at least since...

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  • You have several choices. I think Pithon-Paillé is kind of a négociant firm - husband and wife and son and his wife or something like that. That's not a bad thing, and in a way, may be more instructive than a single-parcel producer if you want to learn about the region, much like Duboeuf can be instructive if you want to learn about Beaujolais.O... Read More

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  • Seems like I can source quite a few Bourgueli locally, which is a pleasant surprise. Some popular producers: Yannick Amirault, Pithon-Paille, Catherine & Pierre BretonShould be fun to investigate, and works well with another project I'm working on. Read More

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  • Was out of circulation for a couple of days. Greg, your expectations are the common-sense view of Bourgueil vs. Chinon, with most people expecting the latter to be better. However, personally I've had plenty-good Bourgueil in the past.Within the next couple of days I should be able to scope out the usual-suspect sources in Tokyo to see what my o... Read More

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  • Coming directly off viewing two recent posts in the 'Whatcha drinking tonight?' thread, thought it might be interesting to do a virtual tasting amongst us wide-spread all of, say, a mini-vertical of two different Bourgueil reds vs. a mini-vertical of two different Chinon reds (if each of us could handle the logistics of opening, say, eight diffe... Read More

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  • Catherine and Pierre Breton Bourgueil Rose 2012

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    No written review

    Wine review by ftezen


  • Bourgueil Theophile Guillon 2011

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    I bought this bottle of wine for £8 from a shop in London's Hampstead [www.nicolas.co.uk].It was made for the Nicolas chain of wine shops by the negociant Theophile Guillon.Bourgueil is an AOC created in 1937 for red and rose wines made from the cabernet franc grape sometimes called Petit Breton in this area around the village of that name.This ... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Catherine et Pierre Breton Bourgueil Trinch! 2011

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    This wine has a textural component that is very fine grained (almost lacy) but completely round and apparent. Reminiscent of chalk although that is not entirely accurate. More black wet river thick mud..blueberries, tart berry somewhere in between strawberry, raspberry, and cranberry. Slightly lacquered saddle leather. I know Parker wants us to ... Read More

    Wine review by benjamindehoog


  • Breton Catherine et Pierre Bourgueil Nuits d'Ivresse 2010

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    Wine review by Barberolo


  • Catherine et Pierre Breton Bourgueil Franc de Pied 2006

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    Wine review by Barberolo


  • Breton Catherine et Pierre Bourgueil Nuits d'Ivresse 2010

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    Wine review by Nathan P


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