Joguet is another jewel in the Kermit Lynch portfolio, the domaine is situated just between the Loire and Vienne Rivers in the AOC of Chinon. Vinified separately, according to parcel since the 1950's, the estate is now run by winemaker Kevin Fontaine and wines are divided into 2 categories: those meant for early consumption, and those meant to age.
What importer Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant has to say about this wine...
Blend: Cabernet FrancAppellation: ChinonCountry: FranceRegion: LoireProducer: Charles JoguetWinemaker: Kevin FontaineVineyard: Vines 30 years oldSoil: Siliceous chalk & clayAging: Prolonged aging in 1-3 year-old barrels for 18 monthsFarming: Organic (practicing)Alcohol: 13%
Loire Valley Wines
The Loire Valley is France’s greatest source of value for anyone looking for elegant, terroir-driven wines. Our collection celebrates the region’s great diversity, with the mineral-driven whites of Muscadet and Sancerre, the beautiful Chenin Blancs and Cabernet Francs from villages like Vouvray and Chinon, and natural wines from everywhere in the region. Sometimes wonderfully fresh and gulpable, sometimes serious and age-worthy, the prices are always very reasonable.