Bernard Baudry Chinon Blanc La Croix Boissee 2019  Front Label
Bernard Baudry Chinon Blanc La Croix Boissee 2019  Front LabelBernard Baudry Chinon Blanc La Croix Boissee 2019  Front Bottle Shot

Bernard Baudry Chinon Blanc La Croix Boissee 2019

    750ML / 0% ABV
    Other Vintages
    All Vintages
    Regular price
    Currently Unavailable $58.99
    Try the
    58 99
    58 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
    0
    Limit Reached
    MyWine Share
    Vintage Alert
    Alert me when new vintages are available
    Ships Mon, Jul 11
    Limit 0 per customer
    Sold in increments of 0
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Have you tried this? Rate it now
    (256 characters remaining)

    0.0 0 Ratings
    750ML / 0% ABV

    Winemaker Notes

    Chinon is known worldwide for age-worthy reds produced from Cabernet Franc, but the rare Chinon blanc can stand among the great whites of Burgundy. The roots of Baudry’s Chenin Blanc dig deep into limestone subsoil and produce profoundly concentrated grapes, which are then gently fermented in 500L barrels until dry. The result is a beautifully balanced, medium-bodied wine with a waxy texture and flavors of baked apple, quince, lemon curd, and brioche.

    Critical Acclaim

    All Vintages
    Bernard Baudry

    Bernard Baudry

    View all products
    Bernard Baudry, France
    Bernard Baudry Bernard and Matthieu Baudry Winery Image

    Bernard Baudry is unquestionably one of Chinon’s most outstanding producers. Not only does he have the talent to make delicious and consistent wines, vintage to vintage, but he is also fortunate to have vineyard land that showcases the varied soil types of the appellation. After completing his viticultural studies in Beaune, Bernard returned to the Loire Valley and purchased his first two hectares of land in Cravant-les-Coteaux, a village from which almost half of the production of A.O.C. Chinon is sourced. Over the years, the domaine has grown to 25 hectares and Bernard’s son, Matthieu, has joined the family domaine. The Baudrys are staunch traditionalists, and you would have a hard time finding a Chinon more classic than theirs.

    Image for Chinon Wine Touraine, France content section

    Chinon Wine

    Touraine, France

    View all products

    An important red wine appellation in the Touraine district of the Loire, Chinon produces fanciful, light-bodied reds from the Cabernet Franc grape. Chinon also makes charming rosés from the same grape as well as white wines from Chenin blanc. But the reds give the area its fame. Often scented with fresh herbs, black tea and violets, Chinon reds show a lovely combination of fruit and acidity. However, styles have become more concentrated and ripe in recent years from improvements in vineyard management. Modern methods include planting grass between vineyard rows, using higher trellises and deleafing to increase sunlight to berries and therefore improve ripening. Even still, red Chinon is intended to be a light to medium bodied, refreshing wine to be enjoyed in its youth.

    Fuller-bodied Chinons come from vineyard sites on the clay and tuffeau limestone slopes, usually from the southern exposed slopes of Cravant-les-Coteaux, and the plateau above Beaumont. Lighter styled wines come from the sand and gravel vineyards near the Loire or Vienne Rivers with the most refined examples coming from the area around Panzoult

    Image for Chenin Blanc content section
    View all products

    Unquestionably one of the most diverse grape varieties, Chenin Blanc can do it all. It shines in every style from bone dry to unctuously sweet, oaked or unoaked, still or sparkling and even as the base for fortified wines and spirits. Perhaps Chenin Blanc’s greatest asset is its ever-present acidity, maintained even under warm growing conditions. Somm Secret—Landing in South Africa in the mid 1800s, today the country has double the acreage of Chenin Blanc planted compared to France. There is also a new wave of dedicated producers committed to restoring old Chenin vines.

    DBWDB8348_19_2019 Item# 725754

    Internet Explorer is no longer supported.
    Please use a different browser like Edge, Chrome or Firefox to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

    It's easy to make the switch.
    Enjoy better browsing and increased security.

    Yes, Update Now

    Search for ""

    Processing Your Order...