Domaine BretonBourgueil La Dilettante Cabernet Franc 2020

Product code: 9792
£22.35 inc VAT
£134.10 / case of 6
Country
Country: France
Region
Region: Loire
Type
Type: Red Wine
Winery
Alcohol
Alcohol: 12%
Volume
Volume: 750 ml
Winemaker
Winemaker: Catherine & Pierre Breton
Grape: 100% Cabernet Franc
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Country
Country: France
Region
Region: Loire
Type
Type: Red Wine
Winery
Alcohol
Alcohol: 12%
Volume
Volume: 750 ml
Winemaker
Winemaker: Catherine & Pierre Breton
Grape: 100% Cabernet Franc

Product Notes

Domaine Brephone Bourgueil La Dilettante Cabernet Franc is a vibrant French red wine originating from the Loire Valley. It boasts a sumptuous depth of juicy blackcurrant flavours, paired expertly with undertones of pepper and restrained herbal nuances. Produced from 100% Cabernet Franc grapes, this wine exhibits a unique structure and complexity. The endearing freshness and minerality are complemented by impeccable balance and soft tannins. Its expressive aromas and moderate acidity lend it a versatile food-pairing ability. Aged in oak, the Domaine Breton Bourgueil La Dilettante presents an alluring ruby hue, encapsulating the pure craftsmanship of organic wine production.

Tasting Notes

The perfect companion to discover Cabernet Franc, La Dilettante is a wine vinified by carbonic maceration from old vines on gravel soils. The perfect pairing for an improvised drink around a snack or tapas. Feminine, with discreet tannins, goes well with vegetarian meals, soft cheeses, and fish

About the Winery

Domaine Breton

Situated in the heart of Bourgueil, Domaine Breton winery is a gem of the Loire Valley. This exclusive French season boasts a heritage steeped in history, character and a distinct, unique terroir; adding unmatchable character to the wines they produce.

Established in 1982 by husband and wife team, Pierre and Catherine Breton, this thriving vineyard covers roughly 11 hectares dedicated to the delightful Bourgueil and Chinon appellations, the names of which are as evocative as the wines themselves. Known for their passionate commitment to organic and biodynamic practices, the couple has become synonymous with crafting wines that not only exude quality but also respect the environment and the biodiversity surrounding their property.

Showcasing a wide variety of wines catering to distinct palates, Domaine Breton offers several cuvées of both Bourgueil and Chinon, all of which are crafted from 100% Cabernet Franc. Devotees will find their wines fresh, full-bodied and brimming with fruit-forward notes redolent of the vineyard's terroir.

While enhancing your knowledge about their traditional wine-making methods, an on-site tour will allow you to witness the meticulous care the Bretons take at every stage from vine to bottle. Their philosophy of minimal intervention creates a vibrant and expressive taste profile in their wines; staying true to the unique character of each vintage.

This attention to detail pairs seamlessly with their commitment to sustainability, enhancing not just the quality of their wines, but also benefiting the surrounding milieu, making Domaine Breton not just a winery but also a beacon for eco-aware wine production.

Wine enthusiasts from across the globe are drawn by Domaine Breton's legacy, exceptional wines, and innovative vineyard practices. Offering so much more than merely good wine, they offer an experience, a taste of the earth, and an insight into the lasting power of sustainable wine production, Domaine Breton awaits - an unforgettable jewel in the crown of the Loire Valley.

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