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Review: 2012 Marie De Beauregard Chinon - Saget La Perriere - France

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A lighter red perfect for summer fare.

I don't care how hot it is outside, it's hot, I'm still grilling. My grill is getting a solid workout this summer and I've developed a farmers tan from standing outside turning burgers, steaks and dogs. That's okay with me as long as I have a chilled wine to go with my meals. When I eat red meat, I prefer red wine. But it is hot outside. A good option for summer heat is to pair with chilled, lighter bodied red wines. This Loire Valley Cabernet Franc will please many. It has flavor, depth, character and held up well over two days. Bring this wine home for the table.

Tasting Notes:

Color: Garnet.
Nose: Fragrant, chalky cherry, raspberry, earthiness, white pepper.
Palate: Medium weight, light mid-palate, thin cherry, light finish.
10 minutes: Pleasantly dry, modest cherry finish. All the action on the nose. Serve chilled with aperitifs. Seafood would be appropriate.
2.5 hours: Fluid, bacon fat, Cherry, currant, cola, dry on the tongue, evened out. Satisfying table wine, put me in an introspective mood.
Day two: Darker, fuller, tar, coffee, pepper, dry Bing cherry, pips, cola, dry cherry finish. Good grip. Good match to baby back ribs. Well done. Recommended.

Blend:100% Cabernet Franc
Closure: Natural cork
ABV:13%
SRP:$19.99
Winemaker: Bruno Mineur
Sample provided by Pasternak Wine Imports

Saget La Perriere
www.sagetlaperriere.com
8th generation Family owned and managed Loire Valley winery.

The name “Marie de Beauregard” is homage to the first owner’s wife of the water mill where the wine is aged. Marie de Beauregard Chinon is selected from two producers who reserve the production of several of their best plots of Cabernet Franc every year for Saget La Perrière. Winemaker Bruno Mineur, selects the best of the estate grown grapes for blending and maturing.

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