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Charles Joguet Chinon Clos du Chêne Vert

Wine Details

Style

Red

Region

LoireFrance

Wine Description

(1998 Vintage) A vintage that does itself honor; this sharp but fragile slope negotiated well the onslaughts of the season, and it is indeed with great class that it shall reveal itself.An intense blackcurrant robe, a power slightly animal nose evolving towards blackcurrant buds and spices, powerful and structured in the mouth, the firm tannins although still a bit young will benefit from barrel ageing to finally reveal their finesse and richness, to take a privileged place in your cellar.A very long-term keepi...

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  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage) "Lots of flesh and muscle here, with dark, winy cherry, black currant and plum fruit intertwined with tobacco, mineral and briar flavors. Crisp, fresh acidity carries the finish. Should age nicely. Drink now through 2008."
  • Robert Parker
    (2005 Vintage)