Les Tufolies

AOC Saumur-Champigny


Town

TURQUANT and MONTSOREAU

Location

cliffsides overlooking the Loire

Varietals

100% Cabernet Franc

Age

20 year old vines on average

Vineyard management

Simple Guyot pruning, Cover planting is used to keep the vines vigorous, Green harvesting regulates  the vine stem yields

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 12 to 18 days at 22 degrees Celsius

Breeding

The wine ages only in vats in order to preserve fruit and develop the wine’s roundness

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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