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Prieuré La Chaume - Bel Canto 2017

Prieuré La Chaume

Bel Canto 2017 organic

A wine full of Atlantic freshness!

Ready Reds

The perfect match Stuffed tomatoes with rice

  • Powerful
  • Complex
  • Spicy
  • Fruity
  • Tannic

£12.51 was £13.90 per bottle

Non-subscribers : £15.21 was £16.90 per bottle

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  • check_circleHome delivery Estimated delivery date : 23 January 2019

An expert's opinion

It's rare that I rate a wine 19/20, yet here we are! Once again, Christian Chabirand has proven that it's possible to produce fantastic wine in an inhospitable climate. His 2017 vintage is a true combination of passion and intelligence, and his Merlot in particular is outstanding; juicy, fresh and just a touch rugged. Too young? Not at all; simply too good!

Jean-Michel Deluc. Head Sommelier of Petit Ballon.
The estate

Prieuré La Chaume

In 1997, Christian Chabirand made a leap of faith and acquired a plot of land near his family home, on an old island in the middle of Marais Poitevin, a marshy area in Western France. A surprising place to grow vines and yet, Christian's wine speaks clearly for itself!

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Service 16°

Decanting 1 h
  • ic-meat

    Meat Roast lamb, pheasant, game

  • ic-cheese

    Cheese Camembert, Brie, Livarot

  • ic-fish

    Fish Monkfish and bacon served in a red wine sauce

  • ic-vegetable

    Vegetables No vegetables recommendations for this wine

  • Desserts No dessert recommendations for this wine

  • Eye The wine has a lovely, deep ruby colour with purple reflections. Concentrated!

  • Nose Subtle aromas of red fruits, sweet spice and violets are found on the nose, growing in concentration as the wine aerates.

  • Mouth On the palate this is soft and juicy, full of ripe fruits and sweet spice finishing with a spicy, peppery note.

  • Origin : Vallée de la Loire

  • Appellation : IGP Val de Loire-Vendée

  • Grapes : Merlot

  • Culture : Organic

  • Capacity : 750 mL

  • Alcohol : 13.5%

  • Sulfite : Yes

  • Price per liter : £22.53
    (Subscribers: £18.53)

Peak 2020
Keeping potential 2024
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