Red

2015 Philippe Alliet Chinon

Cabernet Franc

  • France
  • Loire Valley
  • Touraine
  • Chinon
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Community Tasting Notes 14

  • FLXHoneymoon Likes this wine:

    December 20, 2018 - Pleasant wine. Fruity and nice acid but with some earthy notes as well. Medium body and refreshing.

  • xScottx wrote:

    September 8, 2018 - Herbal, black pepper, burnt, rubber, bell pepper, earth, barnyard, horsey. Palate, much the same. Good amount of Brettanomyces on this wine.

  • WetRock wrote:

    May 30, 2018 - Whiffed some earthy reduced funk at opening which gradually fades. Green peppercorn and bell pepper aromas are big here. They are present on the palate also. Really pushing the envelope with that pyrazine expression. It's up to the edge without going over for me. I know plenty of people would probably be put off by it. This works really well due to the structure and palate feel of the wine. The fruit doesn't really come off as under-ripe either with a terrific feel and grace. Just enough red fruits to off set the greener notes. This drinks quite easily. I dig it. For shorter term drinking.

  • Redrunners Likes this wine: 91 points

    March 22, 2018 - Had this with a corned beef meal - pairing worked well

    Gave this a 60 minute decant.
    Smooth flavors of good quality cab franc - sour cherry, violets, leather, cedar and spice. Smooth, moderate tannins and good structure worked well with the food.

  • k.lonis Likes this wine: 90 points

    March 11, 2018 - Oinorama Wine Fair 2018; 3/10/2018-3/12/2018 (Zappeio): Bright and clear in the nose with capsicum and red cherry, tobacco, ripe fruits in the palate again, peppery, some leather bits, med body and finish. Beautifyl

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  • By Jancis Robinson
    10/20/2016 (link)

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2015
  • Type Red
  • Producer Philippe Alliet
  • Varietal Cabernet Franc
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Loire Valley
  • SubRegion Touraine
  • Appellation Chinon

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  • In Cellars 97 (46%)
  • Consumed 112 (54%)

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