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The wine
The winegrowers offer you their very best in this historic cuvée from the Cave de Saumur.
Situation
The Saumur vineyards cover over 800 hectares on the south bank of the Loire River.
Terroir
The key feature of this area is its clay limestone soil: this soft, white stone, known as tufa, used to build the Loire Valley Castles, promotes good root development in the vines and ensures a moderate water supply.
Vinification
Direct pneumatic pressing fallowed by a winemaking process to exacerbate varietal and fermenting flavors and to bring a nice complexity.
Light wine racking (300NTU) with a low temperature.
Fermentation between 16 to 20°C.
Maturing
Maturation on fine lees during 4 mounths.
Varietals
Cabernet franc : 100%

Advice

Serving
Serve fresh (10-12°C).
Tasting notes
Lovely rosy color with shiny reflects. At nose, fresh fruits flavors (raspberry, white peach) and some notes of licorice. Round attack with a nice aromatic intensity. Fresh and balanced final.
Food pairing
White meat, spicy food and fresh cheeses. Agrees also with a “Blanquette de veau” and a fresh seasonal fruits.