Bourgueil "Avis de Vin Fort", Dom. Cathérine et Pierre Breton
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Bourgueil "Avis de Vin Fort", Dom. Cathérine et Pierre Breton - 2022

Item # 47239 750mL

A Cabernet Franc made from 50 year old vines planted in gravel-based soils. The fruit is hand-harvested and fermented with natural yeasts. This easy-to-drink red wine comes from a saignée of Cabernet Franc. Pair with a baguette, olives and cheese.

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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin.


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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 wine, and in Bordeaux where it is still used in moderate percentages in the typical blends. In fact,...

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