Back

Chénas Vieilles Vignes

, France
Franck Bessone is one of the best - rich mineral and juicy Gamay

Availability: In stock

Chénas Vieilles Vignes

, France

Availability: In stock

Franck Bessone is one of the best - rich mineral and juicy Gamay
A more complex, old vine version of Franck's Chénas - more mineral.
Full Details
Chénas Vieilles Vignes

Chénas Vieilles Vignes 2010

£18.00
Chénas Vieilles Vignes

Chénas Vieilles Vignes 2014

£17.86
The Wine

Details

Snuggled in between Juliénas and Moulin-a-Vent, Chénas is the smallest of the Beaujolais Crus and produces excellent wines. Traditionally the scent of wild roses can be found in Chénas but, I am afraid, not for me in this particular wine! Instead there are dark, earthy aromas with strong red and black cherries dominating this dark, ruby wine. There is far more body than you might expect and quite strong tannins which give this wine a real punch. The aromas carry into the flavour with easy assurance, creating a well-rounded wine with excellent balance.

Ben says of the 2010 (October 2018): The notes above capture the salient points of this wine very well but cannot capture the feelings that it evokes within. This is a wine that makes you laugh out loud with delight, a wine for sharing and for hoarding, a wine for happiness and also perfect for sorrow drowning. Franck Bessone is a master and this is just one of his inspiring creations.


Vintage Information

Details

Product code BESSONECHENASVV
Bottle Size 0.75
Winemaker Franck Bessone
Style Red, Single Variety, Dry, Still
Variety Gamay
Key Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Country France
Region(s) Beaujolais
Ripeness Normal
Closure Natural Cork
Vintages 2010, 2014
Last Tasted 6 Oct 2016
name:Chénas Vieilles Vignes
vintage:2010
size:0.75
product code:[3312022]
stock: 23 in London Warehouse
alcohol:13
last checked in:2018-10-10
name:Chénas Vieilles Vignes
vintage:2014
size:0.75
product code:[3317016]
stock: 30 in London Warehouse
2 at Alpine Wines House
last checked in:2017-10-18
Reviews

Be the first to review this product

Suggestions for your review

  1. what made you pick this wine, and how well did it work?
  2. who would you recommend this wine to, and for what occasion?
  3. how would you improve our description?

Write Your Own Review

You're reviewing: Chénas Vieilles Vignes

How do you rate this product? *

Interestingness
Value

You may also be interested in the following product(s)

Contact Us