Red

2002 Domaine Bernard Baudry Chinon Franc de Pied

Cabernet Franc

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

  • JonBarnes1 Likes this wine:

    August 8, 2020 - Peppery, light, nice acidity, a hint of mushrooms and forest floor.

  • Woodbridge Brad Likes this wine: 86 points

    April 26, 2016 - Although you could still see and faintly taste the wine this had been, this bottle was geriatric, entertaining and with some personality, but geriatric. Knowing the source the storage was borderline so if you get one from a good cellar I bet it will be a lot of fun.

  • cfk49 wrote: 87 points

    July 21, 2014 - Cellared since original release. Crunchy, spicy Cabernet Franc fruit, a bit more to the red spectrum than usual, with good acidity, firmness, concentration, and freshness. Not a lot of complexity, though.

  • coremill wrote: 93 points

    July 2, 2014 - Flat-out fantastic, easily better than the 2003 drank alongside. Incredibly pure red fruit (think raspberries and redcurrants), a nice streak of green peppercorn, a floral violet influence, hints of leafy tobacco. Intense red fruit on the palate, with refined, earthy, soily tannins that show plenty of structure, and simply brilliant acid that gives the wine real length. This is easily the best Chinon I've ever had.

  • tooch wrote: 94 points

    May 14, 2014 - Loire Night at Racines (Racines NY - New York, NY): The aromas here were just incredible. Tons of sweet cherry tobacco, cool red fruits, and lots of damp earth. Just fucking perfect. David and I thought this was pushing 100pts on the nose. You like Cabernet Franc? Well, find this…the palate is cool, refined and sleek. Won’t bowl you over with power or presence but shit…it’s like a hot girl chilling in the dark corner of a bar. Seductive…

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2002
  • Type Red
  • Producer Domaine Bernard Baudry
  • Varietal Cabernet Franc
  • Designation Franc de Pied
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Loire Valley
  • SubRegion Touraine
  • Appellation Chinon
  • UPC Code 3760086923118

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 1 (3%)
  • In Cellars 22 (69%)
  • Consumed 9 (28%)

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