Saumur-Champigny by Domaine des Roches Neuves
cherry - plum - fresh - herbal
Since 1992, Thierry Germain has been at the helm of Domaine des Roches Neuves, a winery in the Loire Valley, where he cultivates 22 hectares of vineyards of the region’s leading varieties: Cabernet Franc and Chenin. Working with utmost respect for the vineyard, people and time, he uses organic and biodynamic principles in the production of his wines, paying special attention to the soil and the natural balance of the grapes.
100% Cabernet Franc. Organic and bio-dynamic farming. Horse drawn. Clay-limestone, soil with silty sand. Average 25 year old vines. 8-10 day whole cluster maceration. Fermentation in stainless steel. Aging on lees for 3-4 months.