Les Rotissants

AOC Saumur-Champigny


Town

TURQUANT and MONTSOREAU

Location

cliffsides overlooking the Loire

Varietals

100% Cabernet Franc

Vineyard management

Single Guyot pruning. Vigour is naturally controlled by the vine age

Vineyard yield

about 30 hl/ha

Harvest information

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)

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 21 to 30 days.

Breeding

Wines age in barrels for about 1 year. Each barrel is tasted in order to keep the best wines only.

Tasting notes

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

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