Nau Freres Bourgueil Rouge "Les Blottieres" 2009

Cabernet Franc from Loire, France

Price: $17.29
Item No. 108949
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Winemaker's Notes

Nice ruby and bluish colour. Fresh red fruits and fine mineral flavors, lively in mouth with fine tannins.

Serve at 60° with Peking duck, monkfish with red wine and small onions. A raspberry and red currant dessert.

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Our vineyard is 49 acres in size, in different parcels, all on slopes facing the Loire River, are entirely composed of Cabernet Franc vines. The climate, as well as the soil, mark and inform each vintage and we believe our job is to understand and try to exoress these yearly differences that nature gives to us through the wines. We arvest by hand, with no external yeasts...

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Learn About Loire

It's unfortunate that this region is so under appreciated and overlooked - the wines from the Loire Valley are outstanding. They are delicious examples of varietal and soil expression and the wide range of wines is so refreshing. Dry, sweet, sparkling, red, white… all represented here in the Loire. The main white grapes are Chenin Blanc, Muscadet and Sauvignon Blanc. For reds...

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Learn About Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc(cab-uhr-NAY frahnk) Right Place, Right time You won't often find this grape bottled as a single variety as it can lean towards earthy, vegetal tendencies (think green pepper & olives). Its typical place is in a blend with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or both. Cabernet Franc's home is the right bank of Bordeaux. It is an integral part in...

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