Red

2011 Clau De Nell Cabernet Franc Anjou Rouge

Cabernet Franc

  • France
  • Loire Valley
  • Anjou-Saumur
  • Anjou
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Community Tasting Notes 27

  • JonBarnes1 Likes this wine:

    July 17, 2021 - Inky, viscous and velvety smooth. With the peppery hallmarks of a Loire cab franc. Exactly what I expected based on other tasting notes here. Thumbs up.

  • bunhiong wrote:

    February 13, 2021 - very wild and exotic, unfortunately my last bottle. just entering it's peak and will easily last another 10 years, this is poor man's cheval blanc

  • oldwines Likes this wine: 92 points

    December 26, 2020 - In my cellar since release. Decanted at 4pm and tasted through 8pm. Best with an hour+ of air. Medium dark garnet color with no sign of bricking. Nose and palate are herbal and floral with mixed red fruit and a bright acid and mineral backbone. Not especially tannic. Moderately long finish. Easy to drink both with and without food. Lovely wine and better than the cuvée Violette by a good margin.

  • asheio wrote: 88 points

    March 20, 2020 - Quite developed. Classic cab franc, pepper, forest fruit, black olives. Not very generous, but correct in it’s style.

  • bugdoced Likes this wine: 90 points

    December 11, 2018 - earthy deliciousness with loire minerality
    seemed to shut down after an hour but then opened up again later in the evening
    a lot going on and a great qpr

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type Red
  • Producer Clau De Nell
  • Varietal Cabernet Franc
  • Designation Rouge
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Loire Valley
  • SubRegion Anjou-Saumur
  • Appellation Anjou

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 2 (1%)
  • In Cellars 68 (36%)
  • Consumed 118 (63%)

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