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Wine Region: Loire Valley - France
Grape: 100% Cabernet Franc
Tasting notes: A Saumur-Champigny with power and character. Minty nuances of red fruit liqueur, star anise and wild strawberries, a powerful and velvety attack on the palate, and a tasty and persistent length. This cuvée confirms its immense success: the sap of its hundred-year-old vines literally impregnates the mouth.
About the winery: The 50-hectare Domaine des Roches Neuves is run by Bordelais Thierry Germain and is situated in the appellation of Saumur-Champigny in the Loire Valley. The winery has existed since 1850, and since purchasing the estate in 1991, Thierry has turned it into one of the finest in France. The estate is run strictly along biodynamic lines, harvesting is manual and yields are low. Vinification is carried out only in small batches and the wines are neither filtered not fined. The straight Saumur-Champigny is plump and velvety.
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