Light yet concentrated, powerful yet gentle, this saignée of Pineau d'Aunis and Cabernet Franc is performing a true JCVD epic split in your glass. Grenadine, rhubarb, juicy black cherries and a pinch of pepper are coming with an outstanding supple structure, like a caresse on your taste buds. Enough French words, you gotta give it a try. A great first step to discover Loire's best kept secret. Pineau d'Aunis.
Region: Touraine / Loire
Grape: 30 years old Pineau d'Aunis, Cabernet Franc
Total SO2: 56 mg/L
Slow and natural vinification. Fermentation with endogenous flora. Two steps fermentation, beginning with the Pineaux d'Aunis with a belated addition of ripe
Cabernet during the tumultuous fermentation. Racking after the natural cold-induced deposit Unfiltered. Bottled with nitrogen in Burgundy bottles. Sandy clay soils on first hillside slopes located on the left bank of the River Cher.
Manual harvesting with regulated yield. Harvested in small crates. Direct press, spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel tank.
No herbicides, no mineral fertilisation, no pesticides.