TURQUANT and MONTSOREAU
cliffsides overlooking the Loire
100% Cabernet Franc
Single Guyot pruning. Vigour is naturally controlled by the vine age
about 30 hl/ha
Handpicking. At full maturity. The harvest date depends on the acidity level and the health status of the plots. (Early October on average).. (Harvest level ranging from 12.5 to 13.5 % vol)
Once in the cellar, the whole harvest is sorted and destemmed to make sure only the ripest grapes go into vats. Maceration will last 21 to 30 days.
Wines age in barrels for about 1 year. Each barrel is tasted in order to keep the best wines only.
A dark ruby robe with prominent black fruit aromas and a few spicy and vanilla hints with an ample and fleshy attack on the mouth supported by a strong tannin structure. Keep wine for 2 to 3 years to ensure better harmony.
Food & wine pairing
Serve at 15 – 16 ° with a roast, cheese or game