2013 Saumur ‘Clos de la Cerisaie’ rouge

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2013 Saumur ‘Clos de la Cerisaie’ rouge

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Cabernet Franc that expresses the deep tuffeau soils of the Clos de Cerisaie, classy, classic, serious.

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Cuvée: Saumur ‘Clos de la Cerisaie’ 

Style: Still

Colour: Red

Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc 

ABV: 12.2%

Vintage: 2013

Manual harvest, October 14. De-stemmed. Natural yeast, maceration of 25 days (micro-pumping over to moisten the cap. Placed in 400L barrels in December 2013 and racked in December 2015 – then aged in tank for 6 months and bottled on April 13, 2016. Unfiltered

Sulphur: None added

Soil: The plot is at the bottom of the eastern slope of the butte de la Cerisaie. Silty clay soil of 40-60cm on a mother rock of chalk tuffeau.