Monday, January 13, 2014

2011 Philippe Alliet Chinon Vielles Vignes . . .


Open for three days already when we had it with a steak the other night and it was amazing.  I love warm vintages of cab franc from the Loire.  They take the herbal edge off of the usually pretty weedy unripe wines and make them lush and softer in the mouth than the normal vintages.  Don't get me wrong.  I will drink those wines, too.  But I just get that something extra from warm vintages like 2011, 2007, 2003.  This wine is just hitting the market now so if you are interested, email me and I will tell you where you can buy it.

Here is some more information on the producer, Philippe Alliet


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