Couly-Dutheil, Chinon Clos de L'Echo, 2016

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  • Wine is stored in our refrigerated store cellar.
  • Some fine and rare wine is displayed in our physical store in Eurocaves.
  • Current vintages are sourced from authorized importers or dealers in Europe.
  • All wine transported across the ocean in refrigerated boats.
  • Older vintages may be srouced from private clients where we are confident of correct storage conditions.

There are only a handful of solid old names in Chinon. Couly-Dutheil, cousins of the famed Moueix family in Bordeaux, is one of them. Some of the old names keep fairly extensive libraries in their cellars. Again, C-D is one of them.

If you've ever been to Chinon, you may have discovered that, when it comes to wine cellaring, they have us beat by a long shot. In Chinon it's simple: they dig a little. The ground is chalk and soft and for centuries they've carved caves that are a steady 58 degrees, 12 months of the year. The caves are capacious and really there is no limit to the number of bottles they can store. Nobody needs to buy a new wine fridge just to lay down a case of Vouvray.


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  • Grape Variety

    Cabernet Franc

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  • Body

    Medium Bodied