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The wine
This cuvee is emblematic of our know-how in producing fine, sparkling Loire wines according to the Méthode Traditionnelle, developed since 1953.
Situation
Our cuvée made from grapes grown on selected plots to the south of Saumur.
Terroir
The clay-limestone terroir promotes perfect ripening and ageing in our tufa chalk cellars gives this cuvée its superb freshness, fruit, and character.
Vinification
Hand picking, gentle pressing, and cool fermentation (18°C) ensure that all the aromas are preserved. Second fermentation in bottle of a selection of the best wines, according to the Méthode Traditionnelle.
Maturing
The bottles are stored horizontally on wooden laths in our tufa cellars for a minimum of 12 to 16 months before disgorging, to develop an incomparably fine bead.
Varietals
Cabernet franc : 100%

Advice

Serving
Enjoy chilled (8-10°C).
Tasting notes
Lovely pink colour with brilliant highlights. Fine, persistent bead. Freshness and finesse: fine, lively bouquet with fresh, red-berry fruit aromas (wild strawberries and cherries). Lively initial impression on the palate and good aromatic intensity. Well-balanced on the palate, following through with a fresh, wonderfully subtle aftertaste).
Food pairing
Enjoy as an aperitif (quiches & savoury cakes), with desserts (red-berry fruit sorbet, chocolate tart, dried-fruit desserts, with honey or red-berry fruit), or simply for pleasure.