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Les Chanteaux Chinon Chenin Blanc

9.195 ratings
9.116 pro ratings
Chinon, Touraine, Loire Valley, France
Chenin Blanc
Turkey, Vanilla & Caramel, Fruit & Berries, Exotic Spices, Salads & Greens, Pate, Potato, Tomato-Based, Chicken, Fruit Desserts, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pungent Cheese, Squash & Root Vegetables, Goat & Feta Cheese, Cheddar & Gruyere, Sweet Potato, Yuca, Taro, Baking Spices, Chili & Hot Spicy, Nuts & Seeds, Soft Cheese, Salami & Prosciutto, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Quinoa, Shellfish, Sweet Potato
Top Notes For
Maggie Harrison

2015

Jun 1st, 2018
Mel Sisaithong

2009 found in a discount bin. Suckers!!! Gorgeously balanced.

2009 found in a discount bin. Suckers!!! Gorgeously balanced.

3 people found it helpfulSep 4th, 2015
Lyn Farmer

Lovely wine and a real surprise for many drinkers who associate Chinon with red wine. This very slightly off dry chenin blanc is beautifully perfumed with a faint aroma of honey and white flowers. The trick to enjoying this wine is to not serve it ice cold - treat it like a fine white Burgundy and the acidity balances the beautiful fruit and aroma. Lovely wine. Elegant length

Lovely wine and a real surprise for many drinkers who associate Chinon with red wine. This very slightly off dry chenin blanc is beautifully perfumed with a faint aroma of honey and white flowers. The trick to enjoying this wine is to not serve it ice cold - treat it like a fine white Burgundy and the acidity balances the beautiful fruit and aroma. Lovely wine. Elegant length

1 person found it helpfulOct 10th, 2016
Michael Peterson

Interesting wine and more of a golden color than I see in most chenins. Haven't looked at how it's made but it's got a very creamy texture so I'm guessing there was some lees work. Would be interesting to decant it for a while longer to see if the acid makes itself known a little more.

Interesting wine and more of a golden color than I see in most chenins. Haven't looked at how it's made but it's got a very creamy texture so I'm guessing there was some lees work. Would be interesting to decant it for a while longer to see if the acid makes itself known a little more.

1 person found it helpfulJun 1st, 2016
Paul Mason

Good but not memorable

Good but not memorable

Aug 25th, 2016
Rachel Van Til

2010. Turning gold and bangin'

2010. Turning gold and bangin'

Sep 26th, 2015
Henrik Poulsen

2010-vintage. 13% alc.

2010-vintage. 13% alc.

Nov 2nd, 2014
Erica Marie

Tasty!!!!!

Tasty!!!!!

May 10th, 2014
Joseph Hageman

I really like this. I love the weight and slight viscosity on the finish. It's kind of like a Rousanne/Meursault blend if that makes sense.

I really like this. I love the weight and slight viscosity on the finish. It's kind of like a Rousanne/Meursault blend if that makes sense.

May 8th, 2014
Robert Brouwers

Very well chinan blanc
Tones of hony, good minerale balance
Nice wine

Very well chinan blanc
Tones of hony, good minerale balance
Nice wine

Oct 25th, 2018