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Domaine Des Ouches Igoranda Bourgueil Thomas & Denis Gambier Cabernet Franc 2009

Domaine Des Ouches Igoranda Bourgueil Thomas & Denis Gambier Cabernet Franc 2009

A.C., Loire, France



Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 1
 
Price: $15.95
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Alcohol: 12.5%
 

Drink: Now

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Domaine Des Ouches

Nina rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

I love Cabernet Franc! Especially from Loire. I think this grape shows it's best in Loire valley.
Dark cherry color, bright, opaque.
On the nose fresh berries, little bit of iron, currant.
On the palate dry, medium body, firm tannins. Flavours are pretty much repeating from the nose- black berries, cherries, little bit of mineral notes, black pepper.
Finish is long with hint of tobacco.
Loved this wine, it's very good now, but I wonder how it will be in a couple of years?
 

  


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