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2012 Cuvée Maxime Vieilles Vignes Silex Chavignol Domaine Vincent Delaporte
Beautiful purple ruby colour with black cherry hues. On the nose, there are toasted aromas swirling around the beautiful black cherry fruit. This leads on to a round creaminess in the mouth with plenty of rich supporting tannins and full silky dark fruits. A wine which is full bodied and beginning to reach its maturity.
L&S (Sep 2015)
*Case Price: Mix any 12 bottles of wine or 6 bottles of Champagne, Spirits or Fortified to get the 'case price discount' for each bottle. Free mainland delivery for all orders over £100.
Domaine Vincent Delaporte: Full Wine List and Profile
Patrick and I first visited Vincent Delaporte in 1986, a memorable end to a long day, we finished by tasting older and older red and white Sancerres. His wines were in Steven Spurrier's selection for the Caves de la Madeleine, where I had worked several years earlier, and the London end of which Patrick was running at the time. They have featured in the Lea & Sandeman selection since our very first list. The domaine passed to Vincent's son Jean-Yves and his wife Nathalie, and now their son Mathieu has joined them, after a 'stage' at L&S in the summer of 2012, and taken over the winemaking role. They have recently incorporated the vines of Mathieu's uncle, giving them two new jewels in the crown, decent holdings in the Monts Damnés (white) and Cul de Beaujeu (red). CAL
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