This wine, with no added sulfite, is the true expression ot its terroir. To achieve this pure profile, we have selected the best plots of Cabernet franc from Loire Valley.

Story

The wine
This wine, without sulfites, is the natural expression of the terroir and respects the original aromas of Cabernet franc grape.
Situation
The best plots of Cabernet franc are located in the commune de Saint-Cyr-en-Bourg.
Terroir
The vines grow on chalk, sandy/silty soil, dating from the middle Turonian stage, which is excellent for regulating water supply and the development of the grape.
Vinification
Selection of the best plots. The grapes are carefully picked when fully ripened. Daily pumping over in stainless steel vats during the first third of fermentation. Maceration of 22 days, followed by natural malolactic fermentation.
Maturing
Ageing during 6 to 10 months, in galleries dug out of limestone tufa, away from light and variations in temperature and then bottle maturation more than 6 months.
Varietals
Cabernet franc : 100%

Advice

Serving
Best decanted 1 or 2h before serving at 14°C.
Tasting notes
Beautiful purple colour with violine reflections, this wine has a seductive nose of cooked fruits, spices (pepper) and empyreumatic notes (grilled almond, smoke). Smooth and round on the palate, with elegant tannins. Genereous finish of red ripe fruit and liquorice.
Food pairing
It is an ideal partner with grilled red meats, charcuterie, fish in sauce or cheeses.