Chinon

France

Description

Chinon, is located in the center of France's Loire Valley, unlike most of the region, Chinon specializes almost exclusively in the production of red wines. These wines, inevitably made from the Cabernet Franc varietal, offer a full experience of raspberries and blackberries with superb balance and spice and a excellent for pairing with the light foods famous in the Loire. Cabernet Franc from Chinon is regularly considered the be among the best examples of the grape in the world.


Like much of the Loire Valley, the climate in Chinon is largely continental with a more maritime influence creeping in the further west you go.

Facts

#{first_country} flag France
Cabernet Franc
Mediterranean
Limestone or Chalk
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