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Bourgueil "Les Perrières," Pierre Breton - 2013

Item # 21324 1.5L
$129.96/ Single Bottle
$779.76 $701.78/ Case of 6
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Les Perrières is one of a few highly prized sites in the Bourgueil appellation. From Cabernet franc vines over 70 years old, this is wine meant to age. This large format bottling is ideal for the cellar.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Loire

There’s a lot to remember when it comes to the Loire. Novices, take note: Cabernet Franc is a great alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon, Muscadet is unparalleled as a companion to shellfish, and Cour Cheverny is the best white wine appellation you’ve never heard of. As diverse as Loire wines are, one day soon you'll know your Melon de Bourgogne from your Romorantin.

Cabernet Franc

Relegated to moderate obscurity in modern times, Cabernet Franc is in fact the proud parent of the attention-hogging Cabernet Sauvignon (after an illicit affair with Sauvignon Blanc a hundred-odd years ago). Cabernet Franc has remained close to its roots in France, enjoying small pockets of popularity primarily in the Loire Valley (specifically in Chinon), where it is often bottled as a varietal...

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