Château Yvonne

Saumur Champigny Cabernet Franc

9.0107 ratings
9.018 pro ratings
Saumur-Champigny, Anjou-Saumur, Loire Valley, France
Cabernet Franc
Exotic Spices, Baking Spices, Hard Cheese, Blue Cheese, Chili & Hot Spicy, Pungent Cheese, Potato, White Rice, Herbs, Tomato-Based, Pasta, Mushrooms, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Salami & Prosciutto, Beef, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Lamb, Turkey, Pork, Duck, Venison
Top Notes For
Cathy Corison

Owner/Winemaker Corison Winery

8.6

Tasting group. My 4th, group 2nd. Quiet. Cherry Koolaid. Grapey, very tannic, tart, new woody.

Tasting group. My 4th, group 2nd. Quiet. Cherry Koolaid. Grapey, very tannic, tart, new woody.

Jan 22nd, 2019
Austin Ferrari

Wine Director Hillside Supper Club

9.3

Yes sir. Juice tastes mighty fine and better with time!

Yes sir. Juice tastes mighty fine and better with time!

2 people found it helpfulMay 4th, 2015
Christina Turley

Sales & Marketing Turley Wine Cellars

8.5

V. Light on the stink.

V. Light on the stink.

1 person found it helpfulJan 31st, 2016
Jesse Fox

Great palate good balance fresh with great structure and acidity. A little Brety in the nose but not over powering.

Great palate good balance fresh with great structure and acidity. A little Brety in the nose but not over powering.

1 person found it helpfulJan 1st, 2016
Nathaniel DiMaggio

Pretty wine! Needs a lot of time to integrate all components.

Pretty wine! Needs a lot of time to integrate all components.

Jan 17th, 2017
Alex Lallos

Owner No Limit Fine Wines, Private Wine Consultant

8.9

Cab franc!!! A but heavy handed feeling for my palate but still an incredibly good wine. Should prove age worthy as well

Cab franc!!! A but heavy handed feeling for my palate but still an incredibly good wine. Should prove age worthy as well

Dec 7th, 2015
Daniel McGeough

Bloody, and mineral driven! Pretty interesting!

Bloody, and mineral driven! Pretty interesting!

Nov 28th, 2015
John B. Paterson

Wine Director Frankies Spuntino & Prime Meats

9.1

Slurp.

Slurp.

Oct 17th, 2015
Matté

Manager The Wine Cellars

9.2

Amazing depth of black fruit on the nose, rich, ripe. Too young, bit soupy on the palate, love it but want in another 5years

Amazing depth of black fruit on the nose, rich, ripe. Too young, bit soupy on the palate, love it but want in another 5years

Sep 2nd, 2015
David McCarus

Founder McCarus Beverage Company

9.4

so excited that these guys are tasting as good as they did in France

so excited that these guys are tasting as good as they did in France

Apr 14th, 2015