Story

The wine
Known for its sumptuous colours and acrobatic aerodynamics, the Demoiselle Bleue is a dragonfly that plays an important role in the ecosystem. Very sensitive to the quality of water, it proves how healthy and natural the environment is. Once threatened with extinction, it has become the symbol of a new-found biodiversity and is a protected species in the Loire Valley.
Terroir
The 10 hectares of vines have been grown organically since 1996 and have a terroir of chalk and tufa, with a small percentage of sand in the topsoil.Age-old viticultural practices account for this cuvée's authenticity.
Vinification
Once harvested and destemmed, the grapes macerate in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats for 10 days. Fermentation takes place spontaneously with indigenous yeast.
Maturing
6 months.
Varietals
Cabernet franc : 100%

Advice

Serving
Best enjoyed at 16°C.
Tasting notes
This cuvée has a delicate bouquet of violet, ripe black fruit (blackcurrant and morello cherry) and a touch of sweet spice. The wine is beautifully round on the palate, backed up by good structure and characterful tannin. Long aftertaste of ripe fruit and liquorice.
Food pairing
Best enjoyed with delicatessen meats, red and white meats, and soft-ripened cheeses.