Les Hirondelles- de Saumur AOC

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Expected release date is 21st Feb 2021

LCBO# 574102

Appellation: SAUMUR ROSE A.O.C.

Soil: Clay-lime stone and sand

Grape variety& vines: Cabernet franc, 10years average age

Vineyard management: the vineyard is led in organic farming

Soil: ploughing and hoeing under the row, natural grassing down or culture between the rows (depending on the year).

Pruning: simple guyot,

Debudding: heads and extra-buds,

Vine: trellised on 5 threads with two or three trimmings/year.

Harvest: By hand sorted directly on a table on the trailer

Pressing: Direct, entire bunches

Vinification: Cold decanting, fermentation in vats with natural yeasts

Maturing: in vats 3to 4months. Tight Filtration before bottling.

Organic

Winetasting: delicate and soft wine with a pink colour. The nose expresses tonic aromas of citrus fruits and fresh fruit. The mouth, in the same tone, leaves a sensation of very pleasant freshness. Perfect with barbecues, asparagus and during all the summer period. Drinks freshly in the year. The elegance of this whole wine is of the one that we obtain on the famous soils.

Awards:

 

Decanter Commended 84 Driven by acidity with a strawberry nose and decent, spicy finish. Not complex but drinkable.