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Lavigne Saumur Champigny Vieilles Vignes 2017
£76.18 Price Per Case ( 6 Bottles )
Country - France
Region - Loire
Grape Varieties - Cabernet Franc 100%
Alcohol by volume - 12.5%
Bottle - 75cl
Producer - Domaine Lavigne
Tasting notes - Rich aromas of stewed fruits and black berries. Fresh and well structured.
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A medium bodied red with a winning combination of plump black fruits and a refreshing dryness on the palate.
This domaine is run by Pascale Lavigne and her husband, Antoine Véron. Based in Varrains in Saumur-Champigny, They own 38 hectares (36 hectares of Cabernet Franc and 2 of Chenin). They cultivate their vineyard sustainably and have a solid reputation for producing quality wines.
They manage their vineyards sustainably and have been proactively involved in weather towers project, which has endeavoured to help the entire Saumur
appellation. The aim is to keep the treatments used in the vineyards to a minimum, due to accurate prevention of damaging rains and fogs. Using minimal chemical treatments and allowing sustainable methods, such as growing grasses and plants between the vines to naturally control weeds; helps the conservation of the soil and soil water management. The vines are grown in clay and chalk soils.
The grapes were fully destemmed, then fermented for 10 to 12 days.
Rich aromas of stewed fruits and black berries. Fresh and well structured.
Best served slightly chilled - between 12 to 14°Cand enjoyed young. Delicous with game served with a rich sauce.
Cabernet Franc 100%
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- 6 Bottles