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12 rue Diderot, Chinon, France
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Great 2 hours visit and tasting

I had visited this place more than 20 years ago and coming back to this winery was memorable. I had... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Eric L
Northolt, United Kingdom
via mobile
Excellent wine and a delightul friendly guide - highly recommend

We highly recommend a visit to this winemaker in Chinon. Our guide Catherine could not have been... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2017
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12 rue Diderot, Chinon, France
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Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

I had visited this place more than 20 years ago and coming back to this winery was memorable. I had booked the time slot few weeks ago so to ensure a planned visit. We visited the old cave where they store and mature the bottles,...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed June 29, 2017

We highly recommend a visit to this winemaker in Chinon. Our guide Catherine could not have been more welcoming and friendly and gladly shared her expertise and knowledge with us. She gave us an excellent tour of the caves and talked us through a tasting...More

Thank holiday500
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Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in without a reservation to do a tasting. The woman that spoke English so very welcoming and funny - it's like we were old friends within 10 minutes. We tasted probably 6 different wines she recommended. They were all excellent. We bought only...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2016

We had an wine tasting organised for our group of 15 people. The tour of the cellar was good and I especially liked the small cave where the private selection was stored - sand on the floor to show up any footprints. The tasting room...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed March 23, 2016

There are plenty of other places that are wonderful to visit and far better wine to taste in the area. The lady at "Clos de L'Echo" was terrible. We walked in and she tried her best to ignore us. There was another couple tasting wine,...More

2  Thank megli0
Reviewed October 19, 2015

The main Couly-Dutheil was closed when we went to visit, but they told us to visit their "Clos de l'Echo" instead. After a difficult two hour trek in finding it (no one seemed to know what it was or where it is and there is...More

4  Thank Mary H
Reviewed May 30, 2015

I have never written a review on TripAdvisor and never thought I would, but I just had to come on here to comment on what an awful experience I had with Couley-Dutheil- specifically the Clos d'Echo tasting room which is where we were told to...More

6  Thank victoriacampbell22
Reviewed November 22, 2014

While on a spontaneous visit to this region of France, a friend recommended this winery! From the moment we walked in, Catherine was stupendous! Her and i corresponded a few times via email before the arrival. The winery was beautiful. She took us thru the...More

3  Thank HolisticHopper
Reviewed September 10, 2014

My boyfriend and I were nice enough to ask them if they speak English after we greeted them in French. We were very low maintenance and the only 2 customers in the shop. We asked to taste 3 wines and the younger women who served...More

5  Thank Minmin81
Reviewed June 15, 2014

We dropped in to the Clos de L’Echo tasting room, eager to try some highly recommended wines. The staff person was efficient and indifferent, even though we spoke to her in French. The wines themselves were quite good, and the Clos de L’Echo vineyard next...More

2  Thank bocadey
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