La Varenne

Chinon Tradition – 2015

Region: France - Loire

La Varenne

The Gouron family has been producing wine for five generations at their estate in Cravant-les-Côteaux just east of the village of Chinon. Laurent and Stéphane Gouron tend the 72 acre La Varenne estate which is surrounded by forests. All of their vineyards are located within the Appellation of Chinon.

Reviews

90 Points

This breezes along, with red currant and bitter cherry fruit flavors flecked with savory and bay leaf hints. The bright finish has a chalky minerality. Good energy lends the finish sneaky length. Drink now through 2022.

Wine Spectator, February, 2017
90 Points

From “Smart Buys” “Ultimate Guide to Value” issue

Wine Spectator, January, 2018