Top 75 'Best Buy' world wines of 2017. Domaine de La Noblaie - Pierre de Tuf
Domaine de La Noblaie is the favourite supplier of Chinon wine to the old prelate, Henri Proust (died 1902). It makes a special Chinon - 'Pierre de Tuf' - in an open bowl gouged into the tuffeau rock of the winemaker's cellar. Surprisingly, this age old method seems to work fine, with the grape skin crust protecting the developing wine from the air's oxygen above.
"Glug Glug" to paraphase the Master of Chinon - François Rabelais...
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