Loire Valley, France
Gravel plains mixed with sand, clay-siliceous and clay limestone soils
Cabernet Franc 100%
By machine with sorting prior to vatting followed by maceration for a period of 10 to 20 days at temperatures ranging between 28 – 32 °C after which must is transferred to oak barrels for maturation. The wine is lightly filtered before bottling
In oak barrels for 6 to 8 months
Intense ruby red
Bursting aromas of ripe red fruit, raspberries and earth
A savory, full bodied wine of red and black fruit, bell pepper-like flavors, medium to high acidity
Poultry, white meats, game and soft cheeses.
Alcohol: 13% Vol.
up to 10 years