Couly-Dutheil

Clos de l'Echo Chinon Cabernet Franc

9.417 ratings
9.49 pro ratings
Chinon, Touraine, 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
Matt Krueger

Still hanging out and smelling like tomatoes.

Still hanging out and smelling like tomatoes.

Jul 14th, 2016
Punky Mahle

What a cool wine and value- 1982 still pushing blue & red fruits, olive. Intriguing

What a cool wine and value- 1982 still pushing blue & red fruits, olive. Intriguing

Jul 21st, 2015
David Annis

I don't think this will last much longer, but it's not quite gone. Almost no remaining tannins. Mineral, limestone, faint hint of celery root. The stereotypical franc vegetal elements have dissipated. Good, not great, likely on its way down.

I don't think this will last much longer, but it's not quite gone. Almost no remaining tannins. Mineral, limestone, faint hint of celery root. The stereotypical franc vegetal elements have dissipated. Good, not great, likely on its way down.

Mar 9th, 2016
Vijay Patel

A lot tobacco and cherry tones with some bell pepper after tones

A lot tobacco and cherry tones with some bell pepper after tones

Nov 26th, 2015
Ben Madeska

So much bell peppper

So much bell peppper

Jul 27th, 2015
Charlie Crebs

Still nice and green, balanced, delicious.

Still nice and green, balanced, delicious.

Feb 22nd, 2014
Stewart Alsop

Holy Christ! Thank you, Mark!

Holy Christ! Thank you, Mark!

Sep 30th, 2013
Reza Malekzadeh

Amazing! Such a smooth old Chinon

Amazing! Such a smooth old Chinon

Sep 21st, 2013
Rhett Butler

Mag

Oct 24th, 2015
Kayne Guzowski

Kayne had this 5 years ago

Kayne had this 5 years ago

Oct 11th, 2015