Olga Raffault

Les Barnabés Chinon Cabernet Franc

8.941 ratings
8.56 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
Nathaniel DiMaggio

Strawberry Balsamic juice. Not bad! A tough night of competition with the Cerrete though.

Strawberry Balsamic juice. Not bad! A tough night of competition with the Cerrete though.

Feb 5th, 2015
Daniel Hubbard

Always solid....

Always solid....

Nov 19th, 2014
Michael Amoruso

Reliable always. Vegetal, some black olives, light tannic black fruits.

Reliable always. Vegetal, some black olives, light tannic black fruits.

Jul 15th, 2019
Eunah Han

Chin on chin on

Chin on chin on

Oct 11th, 2017
Jenks

Good. It's classic 💯 % can franc, but not mind blowing. Glug glug.

Good. It's classic 💯 % can franc, but not mind blowing. Glug glug.

Sep 17th, 2017
Michael Jones

Excellent clean smooth and layered

Excellent clean smooth and layered

May 13th, 2017
Kirk Sutherland

Held on to this one for a couple years to see how it would develop. Now 5 years old, it's mellowed out - soft, red fruit. The green notes have dropped off a bit and the tannin is in a good place. Good to know that even the cheapest of the raffault wines can stand up to a little age.

Held on to this one for a couple years to see how it would develop. Now 5 years old, it's mellowed out - soft, red fruit. The green notes have dropped off a bit and the tannin is in a good place. Good to know that even the cheapest of the raffault wines can stand up to a little age.

Jan 18th, 2017
Maxwell Cromwell

Started out flat but opened up wonderfully to field berry and black tea.

Started out flat but opened up wonderfully to field berry and black tea.

Mar 24th, 2016
Kathryn McCarty

Dry black currant flavor; aged for 3 years so it has started to mellow out. Nice Cab Franc!

Dry black currant flavor; aged for 3 years so it has started to mellow out. Nice Cab Franc!

Oct 10th, 2015
sally shen

ruby。牲口味。农场。生物动力吗?m-tannin。m acidity。ink。木头味。现在判断是ink其实是铅笔芯。我写了loire的pn。其实是CF。其实你也想到过品丽珠,为什么不写!

ruby。牲口味。农场。生物动力吗?m-tannin。m acidity。ink。木头味。现在判断是ink其实是铅笔芯。我写了loire的pn。其实是CF。其实你也想到过品丽珠,为什么不写!

Jul 20th, 2015