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Chambourcin Proprietor's

Chambourcin Proprietor's Reserve Wine Details
Price: $17.00 per bottle

Description: This Estate Bottled wine was described by Decanter Magazine as ~dark violet, resembling Cru Beaujolais in color and in crisp, fresh acidity. Youthful, with vibrant black cherry and plum aromas, then earth tones with truffle, smoke and mineral hints on the finish. Bears a striking resemblance to a young Dolcetto; excellent food wine.

Varietal Definition
Chambourcin:
A french-american hybrid used to make red wines with fruity flavors and some herbaceousness. Grown in the cooler regions of Eastern U.S. and Canada. Decreasing acreages also found in Europe; due to stringent European Union rules these varieties cannot be blended with traditional varieties.
Dolcetto:
Italian red grape from the Piedmont area of the North West. Produces soft varietal wines for early drinking. Gives lots of up front fruit with soft tannins with a style not unlike the Gamay of Beaujolais.


Reviews



Todd says...
I tried the 2001 vintage and it was great. It has a fantastic aroma and a smooth grapey taste. The finish is also smooth.

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