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 planted on hillsides in the Saumur and Anjou areas.
Terroir
The key feature of this area is its clay limestone soil: this soft, white stone, known as tufa, used to build the Loire Valley Castles, promotes good root development in the vines and ensures a moderate water supply.
Vinification
Selection of the best parcels with a fresh aromatic profil. The grapes are directly pressed. Light settling of the must at low temperature (300 NTU). Temperature controlled fermentation (16 - 20°C). Fortification to conserve the residual sugars.
Maturing
Maturation on fine lees for 4 months and bottling in spring to ensure freshness.
Varietals
Cabernet franc : 100%

Advice

Tasting notes
Lovely pale pink colour with brilliant highlights. Expressing nose mixing fruit aromas (juicy strawberry, pink grapefruit, pomegranate) and delicate hints of liquorice. L’attaque est douce et chatoyante. On the palate, this aromatic wine has a nice smooth texture and freshness. low acidity. Elegant finish.