Red

2013 Château du Hureau Saumur-Champigny Tuffe

Cabernet Franc

  • France
  • Loire Valley
  • Anjou-Saumur
  • Saumur-Champigny
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Community Tasting Notes 6

  • Rollerball wrote: 88 points

    May 21, 2017 - Fresh and fruity with cool mineralite and hints of green pepper.

  • doctornoah wrote: 88 points

    March 8, 2017 - Nice geek squad daily drinker with cassis and cherry pit, a bit of green pepper, olive and truffle and a good tannic spine. Not as bretty as other reviewers have noted.

  • kenito799 wrote: 89 points

    February 21, 2017 - Clear garnet. Maraska cherry aroma in the glass, wet stones, Forest floor. Bold acidity and savory minerality, with berry fruit that stands apart from many loire can francs. Excellent.

  • Beerzebub Likes this wine:

    February 18, 2017 - P&p; drinking well right away. Fresh aroma with plenty of typicity, along the lines of berries/cherry, flowers, stony earth, and light sappy vegetation/black tea/tobacco. Similar on the palate - fresh/vibrant, sappy, stony/earthy/mineral, with good acidity. Tannins are moderate but certainly discernible; well integrated, working cohesively with the acidity. Light streaks of salinity and savoriness contribute to the general moreishness. Highly drinkable. Good stuff and a good value.

  • Motz wrote: 90 points

    December 25, 2016 - True to variety and place. Very good concentration, not the pepper water that so many of these wines are, great acid. A Loire Cabernet Franc that would make you want to taste more Loire Cabernet Franc.

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  • By John Gilman
    Sep/Oct 2016, Issue #65, The 2015 Vintage In the Loire Valley

    (Saumur-Champigny “Tuffe”- Château Hureau (Philippe et Georges Vatan)) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2013
  • Type Red
  • Producer Château du Hureau
  • Varietal Cabernet Franc
  • Designation Tuffe
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Loire Valley
  • SubRegion Anjou-Saumur
  • Appellation Saumur-Champigny

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  • In Cellars 8 (33%)
  • Consumed 16 (67%)

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