Bourgueil "Les Clos Boireaux"

Des_Ouches_les_clos_100.jpgWinery: Domaine Des Ouches
Loire (Loire Valley)
Ingrande, Bourgueil, France
Appellation:  Bourgueil
Designation: AOC

In a few words:
Elegant and refined wines by 7th generation Gambier family. 

Site: From a site very high in Silex (flint), with sand underneath which offers excellent drainage. Organic viticulture.

Grapes: 100% Cabernet Franc

Fermentation and Aging: 12-15 months in 2-6 year old barrique.

Notes: Production 7-10K bottles depending on vintage. In wetter vintages, this tract generally produces better wines than Coteau des Ouches because the drainage is better. In dryer vintages, the opposite is true.

Vintage: 2010