Chinon is a city in Touraine, a province in the heart of the Loire Valley, France. The red wine of the region is Cabernet Franc.
Chinon provided asylum to Kings from the 12th to 16th centuries, and remains dotted with limestone facades that whisper at its noble history. interestingly, Cabernet Franc is also the parent grape of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.
Notes of raspberry, macerated strawberry, bramble, wet slate, red pepper and a hint of heat reminiscent of paprika. Medium+ body, medium tannin, medium+ acidity.