Domaine de Nerleux

Clos des Chatains Saumur-Champigny Cabernet Franc

9.111 ratings
9.25 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
Melissa M. Sutherland

Importer Winebow Wines

9.0

Dusty. Chalky. Pure.

Dusty. Chalky. Pure.

Dec 2nd, 2015
Darren Guillaume

Spice is integrated well with tannins. Hard to believe that this is aged in glass lined concrete vats. Opulent black fruits. Well balanced with long finish. This would make a surprising dinner paring.

Spice is integrated well with tannins. Hard to believe that this is aged in glass lined concrete vats. Opulent black fruits. Well balanced with long finish. This would make a surprising dinner paring.

Jul 8th, 2015
jerod peitsmeyer

terroir like none other

terroir like none other

May 21st, 2015
Nathaniel Muñoz

Eastern part of Saumur-Champigny and reflects the more angular floral character of Chinon

Eastern part of Saumur-Champigny and reflects the more angular floral character of Chinon

Apr 24th, 2015
R Bl
8.8

7 yrs old but closed; better with air, needs more age

7 yrs old but closed; better with air, needs more age

Jul 7th, 2018
Ines Sombra

Lovely cab franc, will come back to taste more!

Lovely cab franc, will come back to taste more!

Mar 27th, 2016
Paul Boyer

Paul had this 6 years ago

Paul had this 6 years ago

May 12th, 2015
R Bl
9.0

R had this 4 years ago

R had this 4 years ago

Dec 28th, 2016
Andy Myer

Andy had this 5 years ago

Andy had this 5 years ago

Apr 9th, 2016
Brett Friedberg

Brett had this 5 years ago

Brett had this 5 years ago

Dec 28th, 2015