The wines from this estate are strongly influenced by traditional production methods, and are ambassadors for their appellations.

Story

Terroir
The terroir consists of 40% sand and graveks and 60% clay-limestone in the commune of Restigné. This cuvee is produced from grapes which are being converted to organic farming, since 1996. The vineyard is cultivated according to ancestral methods that give to the wine its authenticity.
Vinification
The harvested grapes are destemmed. Maceration in thermo-regulated stainless steel vats (10 days). Fermentation with indigenous yeasts of the grape.
Maturing
Aged for 6 months before bottling.
Varietals
Cabernet franc : 100%

Advice

Serving
Served at 16°C.
Tasting notes
The cuvee « Ernestine Amirault » reveals subtle nose of violet, ripe black fruits (blackcurrant, cherry) aromas and fine hints of spices. A nice tannic structure makes this wine powerful and round on the palate. Lonf aftertaste with notes of ripe fruits.
Food pairing
This red wine goes wonderfully with delicatessen, red and white meats, grilled meats and cheeses.