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2009 Domaine de Pallus Chinon Les Pensees de Pallus, Loire, France

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $24   From: $22   To: $25

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Over all vintages, this was the 7044th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 6252nd

Score: 90.
The Wine-Searcher score of 90/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
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88/100 (16 notes from 13 users )  
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Price History for 2009 Domaine de Pallus Chinon Les Pensees de Pallus, Loire, France
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Grape Variety: Cabernet Franc

Cabernet Franc is a black-skinned French grape variety grown in most wine producing nations. The variety is most famously known as the third grape of Bordeaux and can be found in many of the world’s top Bordeaux blend wines. Cabernet Franc most commonly appears in blended red wines, where it adds herbaceous accents of tobacco and dark spice. 

As a varietal wine, Cabernet Franc is light to medium bodied and often shows vegetal characteristics, in particular green bell peppers. This has led many wine drinkers to incorrectly identify Cabernet Franc as unripe Cabernet Sauvignon, or even ... more

Region Hierarchy
  • Chinon wine region

    Chinon is the appellation for red wines from the historic town of Chinon and 17 surrounding communes in the central Loire Valley wine region of France. Although technically a part of the Touraine district (which is defined by the political boundaries of the city of Tours), Chinon is markedly different from its neighbors and is often grouped together as a separate unit with Bourgueil, just the other side of the Loire river.

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  • Touraine wine region

    Touraine is the district at the very heart of France's Loire Valley wine region, both geographically and in terms of production. Named after the city of Tours at its center, it follows the course of the Loire river for roughly 60 miles (100km), from Blois and Mesland in the east to ... more

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