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I bought this bottle of wine back in May when I visited the beautiful Chateau Chenonceau. Wine is sold there in a building called ' La Cave des Dome 'next to the restaurant in the Chateau grounds but most of it is actually made at Cave du Pere Auguste in the nearby village of Civray de Touraine. The Touraine AOC was created in 1939 [although vit... Read More
Chateau Chenonceau does have a small vineyard and they sell wine and offer tastings to tourists in a building called ' La Cave du Dome' next to the restaurant.However they do not make their own wine.The wine is actually made by Cave du Pere Auguste in the nearby village of Civray de Touraine.I know this because I was there back in May. Chateau C... Read More
Carnivores and grillers, a few reasons to love Syrah: it’s a fantastic wine for pairing with any roasted meats, especially red meats like beef and lamb, as well as wild game. It is often peppery and sometimes smoky, with a roasted fruit and/or roasted meat flavor profile that makes it a fine accompaniment to anything barbecued or grilled (even, ... Read More
I've just read an article on this, asking the question ' Is this Spain's Greatest wine?''.There are far wiser people out there to comment and the closest i'll ever get is to read about it.As the article states no wine in the world is worth a price tag of £250+ a bottle or is it?Love to know your comments and has anyone tried it.http://catavino.... Read More
It was ok for the price. Smooth and drinkable, but it really didn't smell all that great. Read More
I'm Chad Carns, author of The Gourmet Bachelor - Global Flavor, Local Ingredients cookbook. I've been studying food and wine for years but I'm not a wine expert or a chef. I try to bring global food and expert wine knowledge to the home cook in a simple way. Enjoy my tasting notes from Aureole Wine Weekend Las Vegas.....The Gourmet Bachelor Wi... Read More
In 1998 my mom and I went to Chateaux de Chenonceau and visited the wine cellar. That is where I tasted and purchased their white wine. Brought it home and haven't been able to find it again. That has been my mission since then.When I find it again I am going to buy a case at a time for the house because it has been my favorite and I haven't bee... Read More