August 15, 2022

Bourgueil, red wine from the Loire Valley

Wine Region : Loire - Touraine
Registered designation of origin: Bourgueil
Only eight communes (on the right bank of the Loire, a few kilometers north of Chinon) are entitled to the name: Benais, Bourgueil, Chapelle-sur-Loire, Chouze-sur-Loire, Ingrandes-de-Touraine, Restigne, Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil and Saint-Patrice.

We recommend Nuits d'Ivresse, Catherine and Pierre Breton, produced in Restigné:
A greedy and fruity red. On the nose, notes of red fruits, raspberries and blueberries, with scents of undergrowth and leather. Its palate is supple, round and fruity, with a pleasant acidity that brings a pleasant finish.
Vintage to privilege: To drink young.
Indicated price : 12? about
The good agreement: Charcuterie, terrines, grilled or roasted meats.

The Bourgueil Appellation (August 2022)