|Winery:||Domaine de la Noblaie|
|Region:||France » Loire » Touraine » Chinon|
Domaine de la Noblaie
Not for wine wimps or California Fruit Bomb addicts. This is an earthy, funky wine. It smells like overripe plums (I guess that would be prunes) and tastes like smoke, tar and dirt.
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“King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...
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Very nice rose of cab franc. Hints of ripe strawberry, lime pith, nice acidity and some floral notes on the finish. Very good QPR. Read More
Dmcker... hope you are reading :-) And the rest of you as well.LOVE ... ... and2006 Les Chiens Domaine de la NoblaieThe first I tasted at a high-end Asian fusion restaurant in SF, and I really liked it, especially with our food.The second was sold to me by my local wine shop a year ago. When I opened it, it was corked. I exchanged it for a... Read More
A big hello from the Loire valley in France. I'm an English wine trade professional who moved here to live in 2006. Based between Angers and Saumur, I'd be happy to hear from anyone who has questions about the Loire or has tasted something special they think I should know about. Look forward to hearing from you. Read More
I am hoping someone with some pairing knowledge can help me. for Valentines day, I am making a nice, intimate dinner... I have pairings for the appetizer and dessert... but I am looking for a main dish pairing..I am basically making a bone-in pork chop, which I dredge in semolina flour (vs regular, cause I like the slight crust) and totally dr... Read More
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Well balanced dense fruit, acidity and earthiness added up to a really great food wine. Tannins are firm, but thankfully not all bunched up at the end. Cocoa. Decant well in advance, or age awhile. Read More
this wine was a surprise. good acid, but still fruity. a good summer red. Read More
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The basic wine making process is fundamentally the same for white, rose, and red wines. The difference really lies in the juice that used to make the wine. The steps remain basically unchanged in that here is a progression of alcoholic fermentation, racking off the lees, malolactic fermentation, which is much more prevalent with reds, then agei... Read More
There is a wild funk on the nose ... almost cheesy and dirty. I get more veggies than fruit through to the finish -- kinda green pepper. Had the 2004. Had it on its own, which was a mistake. It was begging to be paired with some food. Read More
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