Lieu-dit Les Villaises Red
Cave Robert & Marcel - Saumur Champigny
Red,Saumur Champigny
100% Cabernet Franc
In 1957, around forty winegrowers grouped together to confront the economic difficulties of the era, pooling far more than mere financial concerns. At the time, Robert, Marcel, Yvon, Geneviève and the others, hailing from the same terroir, hewn from the same rock and sharing the same time-honoured values, set up their cooperative at the top of the hill in Saint-Cyr-en-Bourg. “They chose to share their experience, their expertise and their dreams„
"The Villaises" is located at an altitude of between 40 and 75m and the plots are oriented South to Southwest on the slopes of Saint Cyr en Bourg."The Villaises" is only developed on tuffa stone (chalk sandy Glauconitic the Middle Turonian) also used for the construction of mansions and castles along the Loire. Vines : 25 years old - 9.7 ha - Yield : 45 Hl/Ha – 2.75 T./ acre
Total destemming of the grapes. Fermentation in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks at 25 ° C. Pumping over/nIsolated in one of the galleries, wine continues its breeding quiet, away from light and temperature changes for 6 to 10 months after bottling.
Tasting notes
Ruby color. Warm nose with aromas of red fruits (strawberry jam), ripe black fruit (blackcurrant liqueur) and spices.
Food pairing
This wine is particularly popular as an accompaniment to grilled or roasted red meats, poultry (roast or in sauce). It also marries well with a traditional pot-au-feu or boeuf bourguignon.
Aging potential
2 to 4 years
Grape varieties
100% Cabernet Franc
Previous rating
201287 Wine Spectator
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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