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Terroir

LOCATION: The east-facing hillsides situated alongside the River Loir enable the grapes to ripen early. The plots, which are more than 50 years old, are protected from the North and enjoy a beneficial microclimate created by the Loir.

PEDOCLIMATE POTENTIAL: the soil, composed of 20% clay, contains a large quantity of small pink flint stones on the surface and sits over a Turonian limestone bedrock. This terroir ensures a good supply of water and good drainage.

Vinification
Vinification in 1000 l vats with over 14 days spent in vat at a controlled temperature of 22°C Traditional manual punching of the cap to ensure perfect extraction. Vinification of 100% Pineau d'Aunis grapes
Varietals
Pineau d'Aunis : 100%

Advice

Tasting notes
Appearance: clear and bright, intense red hue.
Nose: a fresh bouquet, disclosing lovely aromas of strawberries and dark berries, a spicy backdrop, slightly liquoricey, with a hint of toasted notes and black pepper.
Palate: warm and round. The tannins are silky and enveloping, with a hint of redcurrants along with spices, ginger and black pepper on the finish. Fresh on entry to the palate with a lovely balance.
Food pairing
Enjoy this wine with charcuterie, pork ribs, rabbit with olives, slow-roasted leg of lamb or matured goat's cheeses..