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Bourgueil "Beauvais," Dom. de la Chanteleuserie - 2015

Item # 32371 750mL
$19.96/ Single Bottle
$239.52 $215.57/ Case of 12
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Just outside of the village of Benais, in the heart of the Touraine, sits the lovely Domaine de la Chanteleuserie. Beauvais is a four ha vineyard planted in clay, tufa, and limestone. This soil complements the black fruit profile of this fresh Loire Valley wine. Ideal for those lovers of Cabernet but simply made from the less-known Cabernet known as Cabernet Franc.


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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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