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The wine
“Ecclesia” gets its name from the Latin word of “church”. It also pays tribute to the Roman church built in Saumur Puy Notre Dame for the Virgin Mary (ecclesia beatea Mariae de Podio).
Situation
The vineyard comes from the finest terroirs of the Saumur Puy Notre Dames appellation.
Terroir
The Cabernet franc vines are planted on a rise, at an altitude of 50-105 metres. They grow on a soil that consists of very hard limestone rock dating from the Jurassic period. This is responsible for the wine’s elegant aromas and beautiful structure.
Vinification
Monitoring ripeness with tasting of the berries. Traditional vinification. Destemming of the grape, long maceration with soft extraction.
Maturing
Maturation in vats to preserve all the aromas.
Varietals
Cabernet franc : 100%

Advice

Serving
Enjoy at 16°C.
Tasting notes
Tasting notes: Deep ruby colour with dark purple reflections. This red wine has a powerful and complex nose with aromas of black fruits (cherry, blackcurrant, and blackberry), chocolate and spicy notes. Full-bodied and powerful on the palate, with silky tannins. Long finish of liquorice overtones.
Food pairing
This wine goes well with fishes in sauce, roasted poultry, grilled red meats.