There are few Chinon’s as rich and satisfying as this excellent example. Sourced from some of the finest plots of Cabernet Franc in Chinon, the wine has a lovely purity of red fruit on the nose with excellent freshness from the limestone based soil.
The property comprises of 30 hectares of vines which are situated on the left bank of the river Vienne. The grapes grow on varied soils in the Chinon appellation, and thrive depending on the type of vintage. In dry and hot years, the vines are best suited to clay, limestone soils. In the wetter and cooler years, the vines grow better on sandy soils. The Cabernet Franc used to make this Chinon is sourced from 14 hectares of vines grown in the finest vineyards in the Chinon appellation.
This Cabernet Franc has a deep, dark red colour. On the nose, it has bright aromas of pure black fruit with a hint of vanilla. The palate is refreshing with bright acidity and subtle, round tannins, with blackcurrant notes on the finish.