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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Bourgueil "Cuvée Alouettes"
Cabernet Franc Planted from 1967 - 1980 Sand, Clay 8 ha
Bourgueil "Cuvée Beauvais"
Cabernet Franc Planted in 1971 Clay, Limestone 4 ha
Bourgueil "Cuvée Vieilles Vignes"
Cabernet Franc Planted before 1970 Sand, Clay, Limestone 4 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

Bourgueil “Cuvée Alouettes”:

• Fermented and aged in stainless steel cuves

• Maceration lasts 2 weeks


Bourgueil “Cuvée Vieilles Vignes”:

• Fermented in oak cuves

• Aged for 12 months in stainless steel and oak cuves


Bourgueil “Cuvée Beauvais”:

• Fermented in oak cuves

• Aged for at least 6 months in stainless steel

MISCELLANEA

Thierry Boucard’s Bourgueils from Domaine de la Chanteleuserie and the downright ridiculous value they offer should win many new converts to the cause of the Loire Cabernet Franc.


David Schildknecht, The Wine Advocate

General Information

Country
France
Region
Loire
Appellation(s)
Bourgueil
Producer
Thierry Boucard
Founded
1822
Annual Production
6,700 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée
Website
http://www.vin-bourgueil-boucard.com

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