La Varenne

Chinon Tradition – 2016

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.


89 Points

Fresh and pure, with charming cherry and pomegranate fruit lined with subtle violet, rose and white pepper hints. Light chalky minerality and a flash of bay leaf hold the finish. Drink now through 2020.

Wine Spectator, May, 2018