Audace

AOC Saumur-Champigny


Town

TURQUANT and MONTSOREAU

Location

hillside overlooking the Loire

Varietals

100% Cabernet Franc

Age

20 years old and over

Vineyard management

Simple Guyot pruning, as vigour is naturally controlled by the age of the vine.

Vineyard yield

about 55 hl/ha

Harvest information

At full maturity. The harvest date depends on the acidity level and the health status of the plots. (Early October on average).

Vinification

Once in the cellar, the whole harvest is sorted and destemmed to make sure only the ripest grapes go into vats. Maceration will last 5 to 6 days at 22 degrees Celsius

Breeding

Wine is aged in tanks and bottled very early for the sole purpose of preserving maximum fruit.

Tasting notes

An intense ruby robe, with prominent red fruit aromas enhancing  the wine freshness supported by ample and harmonious tannins to express fruit

Food & wine pairing

Chilled with a creamy fish dish, best at cool room temperature with red meats or poultry.

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