PRODUCER: Franck Breton
APPELLATION D’ORIGINE CONTROLEE (AOC): Touraine
VINES/GRAPE VARIETY: 40 % gamay, 40 % Cabernet franc and 20 % côt, 20 years old vineyards. 50 hl/ha
VINEYARDS: located on the valleys of St Martin-le-Beau, direction East/West on parakeets, white pallets, flints and silt.
CULTIVATION METHOD: Organically cultivated, in soils at 100% workability (earthing-up, ploughing down and harrowing).
WINE MAKING PROCESS: Manually harvested via successive sorting. Extraction is effected using pneumatic pressing, fermented in 10 years old half-hogshead barrels. No malolactic fermentation is used on this wine. The grapes are harvested at 12,5 °. Residual Sugars of 2g.
MATURING: 9 months before MEB barrels.
PALATE: Rich and complex nose with a delicatly balanced fruity curvature and frame. Serve between 6 and 10 °. Enjoy as an aperitif and with summery dishes. Drink within 2 years.