Story

The wine
The Pond des Cadets range embodies the values of diversity, passion and generosity which are shared by our winegrowers.
Situation
The vines are situated in the heart of Saumur Champigny region, in the commune of Dampierre.
Terroir
They sink their roots deep into clay-limestone soil with tufa. This is responsible for the wine’s tannic structure and remarkable aromatic complexity.
Vinification
The Cabernet franc grapes are picked perfectly ripe. Traditional vinification. Short maceration (8 days) with a gentle extraction.
Maturing
Maturing for 6 to 8 months in our tufa cellars before bottling.
Varietals
Cabernet franc : 100%

Advice

Serving
Enjoy at 16°C.
Tasting notes
Beautiful deep dark ruby colour. Intense nose of fresh red (strawberry) and black fruits (blackcurrant) aromas. The palate is structured and well balanced with smooth tannins. Long aftertaste of spices.
Food pairing
This red wine is the perfect accompaniment for grilled poultry, red meats, hard cheeses.