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Château de Chaintres – Saumur – Champigny Vieilles Vignes

France
Loire
Wine
Red

The Facts

Origins France > Loire

Appellation Saumur-Champigny

Varietal Cabernet Franc

Cepage 100% Cabernet Franc

Winemaking After total destemming, wine ferments spontaneously in open-top tronconic oak foudres and stainless-steel tanks.

Aging 8 months in stainless-steel tanks, neutral oak

Alcohol Content 13.0 %

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The Character

Tasting Notes The Chaintres VV is deep ruby in color with a nose of pronounced intensity showcasing aromas of ripe raspberry, red plum, graphite, leather, horse sweat, olive tampenade, tobacco leaves, and a hint of capsicum. On the palate this wine is dry, with medium+ acidity, medium+ tannins, full body, high alcohol, medium+ flavor intensity and a medium+ finish with flavors of raspberry, blueberry, leather, fennel, cedar, charred wood, dried tobacco leaves, cola, caramel, and dark chocolate.

Overall Complex & Savory

Mouthfeel Grippy & Powerful

Aromas Dark berry fruits, chocolate, cedar, tobacco, leather, fennel

Sustainability Biodynamic In Practice t, Organic In Practice t, Natural Fermentation t

The Story

The vines that plunge the deepest into the tuffeau below are bottled separately, with the Vieilles Vignes cuvée comprising parcels ranging from 50 to 80 years of age.

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