Couly-Dutheil

Clos de l'Echo Chinon Cabernet Franc

9.07 ratings
8.93 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
Lyle Fass

Founder Fass Selections

9.5

Needed older wine tonight. Nose of mushrooms, wet earth, tobacco, gamey meats, vegetables, so so complex. So shroomy. Palate is superb. Fresh, complex and very nimble. Red cherry and red currant fruit. Velvety tannins. So pure. Long. Lingers. So great. World class wine.

Needed older wine tonight. Nose of mushrooms, wet earth, tobacco, gamey meats, vegetables, so so complex. So shroomy. Palate is superb. Fresh, complex and very nimble. Red cherry and red currant fruit. Velvety tannins. So pure. Long. Lingers. So great. World class wine.

Nov 10th, 2020
Alder Yarrow

Wine Blogger Vinography

8.0

A little bretty.

A little bretty.

1 person found it helpfulMay 5th, 2014
Carter Pelham

Fun. In excellent shape

Bell pepper bomb

Lovely aromatics, mushrooms, coffee, chocolate, wet earth

Red cherry, black cherry, vegetal, earth on palate

Silky, low acid, lengthy finish

Contemplative and ethereal but easygoing at the same time. Love it

Fun. In excellent shape

Bell pepper bomb

Lovely aromatics, mushrooms, coffee, chocolate, wet earth

Red cherry, black cherry, vegetal, earth on palate

Silky, low acid, lengthy finish

Contemplative and ethereal but easygoing at the same time. Love it

Jun 4th, 2021
Adam Nesto

Pretty good juice for 20+ years old. Black pepper, leather, smoke, tree bark, but still with some acidity and fruit. Maybe preserved lemons. 1997 vintage.

Pretty good juice for 20+ years old. Black pepper, leather, smoke, tree bark, but still with some acidity and fruit. Maybe preserved lemons. 1997 vintage.

Nov 10th, 2018
Francois Richeboeuf

Belle surprise

Belle surprise

Jul 27th, 2015
Cristiano Garella

Cristiano had this 4 years ago

Cristiano had this 4 years ago

Mar 22nd, 2017
Lance Williams

Lance had this 3 years ago

Lance had this 3 years ago

Nov 15th, 2018