ManageYourCellar.COM
A Community of Wine Lovers
 Welcome guest! Home | Contact Us | Register | Mobile | Please login  
2004 Montlouis François Chidaine Clos du Breuil (750ml) [Printable View]
Producer: François Chidaine cave-insolite-chidaine.com   details
Appellation: Montlouis - Touraine - France (AOC)
Type: white
Varietal: Chenin Blanc
Maturity: Drink
Rating: Excellent
Est. Price: US$17.99
 
Members who purchased this wine also purchased:
Château Haut Baradieu
Cascina Val del Prete Nebbiolo Vigna di Lino
Domaine Ehrhart Riesling Herrenweg
Chaine d'Or Cabernet Sauvignon Santa Cruz Mountains
Léon Beyer Riesling Les Ecaillers
Availability:
Please check the store's Web Site for up-to-date availability
klwines.com: US$17.99
Locate other stores with WineZap   Wine-Searcher
Morrell Wine   www.mywinesdirect.com
Tasting Notes:
http://manageyourcellar.blogspot.com/2006/08/wbw-24-fine-chenin-blanc-from.html
tasted: August 2, 2006 , Catherine Granger ManageYourCellar.com
4 stars "Bright golden color and a light, mineral nose with undertones of stone fruits. On the palate, crisp, dry, mineral, with also some roundness, leaving an aftertaste of white peach. Had the wine with some halibut filets baked in a Thai-inspired curry sauce. Like Riesling, Chenin Blanc loves Asian spices."
rated: August 2, 2006 , K&L Wine Merchants klwines.com
"François Chidaine has worked alongside his father Yves for many years, in two independent estates. He works his vines the old-fashioned way, but does not want any mention of organic viticulture on his bottles even though he is certified organic. He champions the Chenin Blanc grape and its ability to produce vibrant wines that age gracefully. Chidaine's estate is divided into 8 distinct plots, with much of the vineyards between 40 and 80 years old. Clos de Breuil is Chidaine's sec, or dry, cuvée of Montlouis. Clos du Breuil is always vinified separately as a Montlouis sec; it is minerally, with lively acidity and notes of honeysuckle and fruit confits."
search other ratings
Morrell - Find Your Wine Online