Ecclesia, Saumur Puy-Notre-Dame, Rouge, 2017

The Lieu-dit is a group of small parcels of unique vines.
The alchemy between its soil, its relief, its orientation, its climate, its grape variety, gives birth to Protected Designation of Origin wines of an exceptional typicity and style.

Story

The wine
The fine selection of grapes by berry tasting and the specific terroir of this cuvée give it structure, power and elegance.
Location
The Ecclesia vineyard is one of the best terroirs in the Saumur Puy Notre Dame appellation.
Terroir
This wine is located on plots at an altitude of between 50 and 105 m, and on hard Jurassic limestone soils.
Vinification
Selection of grapes in the vineyard by berry tasting. Traditional vinification. De-stemming of the harvest, long maceration and gentle extraction.
Varietals
Cabernet franc : 100%

Advice

Serving
Serve between 14-16°C.
Tasting notes
Deep colour with purple tints. This wine has a powerful, complex nose, dominated by notes of black fruit (cherry, blackcurrant, blackberry), chocolate and spices. The palate is fleshy and powerful, opening with firm, coated tannins. Persistent finish with notes of kirch cherry.
Food pairings
It goes well with fish in sauce, roasted poultry, grilled meat and red meat.