A beautifully fragrant, smoky, Cabernet Franc from an estate on the left bank of Chinon's river Vienne, which makes wines as simply and naturally as possible.
Château de la Bonnelière
This beautiful domaine, which dates back to 1848, is situated in the heart of Chinon and is now certified organic, a process that Marc Plouzeau has been working towards over the past decade. Since Marc took over ...Learn more
“I first tried this wine at the Roberson portfolio tasting back in April and have been drawn back to it a number of times since. It’s a great example of Chinon and excellent value. Surprisingly ripe fruit and spice on the nose with a wonderful smoky character. Lovely freshness on the palate makes it a versatile match with food.”
“Smoky aromas with some notes of liquorice, finesse and charm, length. Ready to drink now but potential to age. Very attractive wine.”
“Classic graphite-meets-fruit compote Cab Franc with a palate of succulent black fruit edged with some subtle green crunch and leafy freshness, light tannins and bright acidity. Classic Loire red' ”