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2012 Marc Plouzeau Chinon Rive Gauche Rose
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2012 Marc Plouzeau Chinon Rive Gauche Rose

Producer: Marc Plouzeau
Style: Rose
Grape Type: Cabernet Franc
Origin: France
Region: Loire

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89 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July 2013

Light orange.  Pungent cherry and black raspberry on the nose, with an earthy hint of rhubarb in the background.  Light-bodied, chewy and focused, displaying surprising power to its bitter cherry and succulent herb flavors.  Sweeter on the finish, featuring notes of candied rose and raspberry.

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With the exception of Sancerre, which has been a hot item in the U.S. market in recent years, Loire Valley wines are among the most underappreciated of France. The wines made from vineyards alongside France's longest river are aromatic, brisk, and generally..
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Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc is one of the three principal varieties in Bordeaux, as well as being the dominant variety in the fine wines of the western Loire Valley. In Bordeaux's Left Bank, Cabernet Franc serves as a blending component adding aromatic complexity to the more muscular Cabernet Sauvignon. On the Right Bank, the grape is found in the clay soils of St. Emilion, where it...
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