|Goes well with||Beef, Duck, Roast Chicken, Roast Meats, Roast Turkey|
|Grape type||Cabernet Franc|
|Drinking style||Complex, elegant, concentrated|
Domaine de Pallus, is located in the heart of the appellation and is blessed with some of Chinon’s choicest vineyards. With vines averaging over 35 years old. Les Pensées de Pallus is the domaine's top cuvee for which Bertrand selects his oldest and best vines. For 2005, the average yield was under 40 Hl/Ha, and the estate has switched to organic viticulture. After a cool, extended fermentation, the wine spends 18 months in 3rd passage Bordeaux barriques purchased from Chateau Haut-Brion. It is bottled without cold stabilization, fining, or filtration.