Charles Joguet Chinon Clos De La Dioterie 2015 750ml

size
750ml
country
France
region
Loire Valley
appellation
Chinon
93
WS
92
DC
Additional vintages
2015 2014 2013 2012
93
WS
Rated 93 by Wine Spectator
Aromas of iron and cedar introduce this complex and graceful red, with a silky texture and great harmony overall. Flavors of blackberry and tobacco mingle at the core, while sage and rose notes add to the charm. Very long and multilayered, this should be long-lived. Drink now through 2029. 500 cases made, 100 cases imported. ... More details
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Charles Joguet Chinon Clos De La Dioterie 2015 750ml

SKU 833343
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Professional Ratings
93
WS
92
DC
93
WS
Rated 93 by Wine Spectator
Aromas of iron and cedar introduce this complex and graceful red, with a silky texture and great harmony overall. Flavors of blackberry and tobacco mingle at the core, while sage and rose notes add to the charm. Very long and multilayered, this should be long-lived. Drink now through 2029. 500 cases made, 100 cases imported.
92
DC
Rated 92 by Decanter
Grained berry fruit with toasted black cherry. Supple, broad, rich and warm character, with lots of textural substance. Serious, perfumed and primary Cabernet Franc character, lots of length.
Product Details
size
750ml
country
France
region
Loire Valley
appellation
Chinon
Additional vintages
2015 2014 2013 2012
Overview
Rated 93 - Aromas of iron and cedar introduce this complex and graceful red, with a silky texture and great harmony overall. Flavors of blackberry and tobacco mingle at the core, while sage and rose notes add to the charm. Very long and multilayered, this should be long-lived. Drink now through 2029. 500 cases made, 100 cases imported.
green grapes

Varietal: Cabernet Franc

In its native France, the Cabernet Franc varietal grape is used in the production of a wide range of wines, from the bright and pale red colored single variety bottles, to the magnificent oak aged and world-beating wines of the Bordeaux region. The past century has seen many other countries catch on to the importance of this fine grape varietal, and today, it is one of the most widely grown grapes in the world. It thrives in cool, temperate valley regions, where it can ripen fully and produce plump fruits carrying all their distinctive flavors and aromas. The production of Bordeaux-style wines around the world simply wouldn't be able to reach such heights without Cabernet Franc, which lends its fascinating and complex aromas to the mix and makes them the memorable wines they are.
barrel

Region: Loire Valley

In France, the region most closely associated with the production of fine white wines is the Loire Valley, a particularly fertile and temperate region near the Atlantic coast. This reputation is certainly justified, and the Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc vines which flourish in this region produce both dry and dessert wines of exquisite character and flavor However, the region is also responsible for some seriously high quality Cabernet Franc based wines, such as those found in the sub-region of Chenin, and plenty of elegant bubbly crémant wines, which are often fruitier and more lively than those found in Champagne, and with a character all of their own. The Loire Valley is an ancient wine region, with archaeological evidence dating wine production in this area back to the first century.
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Country: France

France is renowned across the globe for its quality wines and the careful expertise which goes into making them, but what is truly remarkable about this relatively small country is the vast range of wines it produces in such huge amounts each year. Not only are the finest red wines in the world said to come from the beautiful regions of Bordeaux and Burgundy, but elsewhere in the country we find the Champagne region, and areas such as the Rhone Valley and the Loire, whose white wines consistently receive awards and accolades by the plenty. This range is a result of the great variety of climatic conditions and terrain found in France, coupled with generations of wine makers working within single appellations. Their knowledge of specific terroirs and grape varieties has, over time, perfected the production of wines within their region, and the end results continue to impress the world to this day.
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green grapes

Varietal: Cabernet Franc

In its native France, the Cabernet Franc varietal grape is used in the production of a wide range of wines, from the bright and pale red colored single variety bottles, to the magnificent oak aged and world-beating wines of the Bordeaux region. The past century has seen many other countries catch on to the importance of this fine grape varietal, and today, it is one of the most widely grown grapes in the world. It thrives in cool, temperate valley regions, where it can ripen fully and produce plump fruits carrying all their distinctive flavors and aromas. The production of Bordeaux-style wines around the world simply wouldn't be able to reach such heights without Cabernet Franc, which lends its fascinating and complex aromas to the mix and makes them the memorable wines they are.
barrel

Region: Loire Valley

In France, the region most closely associated with the production of fine white wines is the Loire Valley, a particularly fertile and temperate region near the Atlantic coast. This reputation is certainly justified, and the Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc vines which flourish in this region produce both dry and dessert wines of exquisite character and flavor However, the region is also responsible for some seriously high quality Cabernet Franc based wines, such as those found in the sub-region of Chenin, and plenty of elegant bubbly crémant wines, which are often fruitier and more lively than those found in Champagne, and with a character all of their own. The Loire Valley is an ancient wine region, with archaeological evidence dating wine production in this area back to the first century.
fields

Country: France

France is renowned across the globe for its quality wines and the careful expertise which goes into making them, but what is truly remarkable about this relatively small country is the vast range of wines it produces in such huge amounts each year. Not only are the finest red wines in the world said to come from the beautiful regions of Bordeaux and Burgundy, but elsewhere in the country we find the Champagne region, and areas such as the Rhone Valley and the Loire, whose white wines consistently receive awards and accolades by the plenty. This range is a result of the great variety of climatic conditions and terrain found in France, coupled with generations of wine makers working within single appellations. Their knowledge of specific terroirs and grape varieties has, over time, perfected the production of wines within their region, and the end results continue to impress the world to this day.