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Chinon Les Chanteaux Couly Dutheil 2008

  • Honey
  • Gastronomic wine
  • Color:White
  • 13% 
  • 0.75L
  • Intensity
  • Crisp

Les rouges sont les indispensables de Chinon… Mais si vous vous penchez sur les blancs, vous découvrirez des vins souples et frais, très belle expression du chenin. More info

  • Quantity: 1 Bottle
  • Level: 1 into-neck
  • Label: 1 very slightly marked label

Chinon Les Chanteaux Couly Dutheilserve at a temperature of 13°C. It will pair perfectly with the following dishes: Terrine aux deux saumons, Emincé de poulet à la bretonne, Saint Jacques aux poireaux.

  • Vintage score: 16/20
  • Lot presentation
    Chinon Les Chanteaux Couly Dutheil

    Cuvée presentation

    Located in a triangle between Vienne and the Loire, the Chinon appellation is renowned for its red wines and lies over subsoil of fairly tender chalk known as tuffeau. The town of Chinon was Henry II of England's favourite residence, and it was here in 1429 during the One Hundred Years War that Joan of Arc identified the future Charles VII in the castle's banquet hall. In 1494, Chinon also saw the birth of one of France's most illustrious humanists and writers, Rabelais. The only grape variety in Chenin Blanc is the Chenin (or the Pineau de la Loire). It lends itself to supple, fresh wines with notes of citrus fruits and dashes of wallflower and hints of honey and quince.

    Detailed characteristics

    • Quantity: 1 Bottle
    • Level: 1 into-neck
    • Label: 1 very slightly marked label
    • Origin: Private individual
    • Type of cellar: Classic underground cellar
    • Recoverable VAT: No
    • Original Wooden Case / Original Case: No
    • French customs seal: yes
    • Alcohol percentage: 13 %
    • Country/Region: Loire
    • Appellation/Wine: Chinon
    • Vintage: 2008
    • Color: White
    • Service temperature: 13°
    • Viticulture: Conventional 
    • Size (in ha): 2100
    • Volume: 2300 hectolitres
    • Intensity: Crisp
    • Dominant aroma: Honey
    • Tasting occasion: Gastronomic wine
    • Grape variety: Chenin (ou Pineau de Loire)
    Chinon Les Chanteaux Couly Dutheil
    Chinon Les Chanteaux Couly Dutheil

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    Chinon Les Chanteaux Couly Dutheil 2008

    iDealwine Price(1) corresponds to the hammer price and the buyer's premium charged by the auctioneer. (1)Bottle format