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Château de Chaintres is a 17th century nobleman's manor. Composed of approximately 50 acres of vineyards, this famous "Clos" is unique in this appellation. It was chosen by the Oratorien monks in the 17th century because of its exceptional terroir and exposure.
Since 1938, The de Tigny family, franco-american owners for the last three generations, is dedicated to producing a delicate and unique Saumur Champigny.
After being one of the first vineyards to adopt organic and ecological cultivation in 2004, it has turned to organic certified agriculture since 2010.

Production Area
Country: France
Region: Loire
Appellation: AOC Saumur Champigny

Grape Varieties
100% Cabernet Franc

Vinification
The grapes are destemmed. Vatting and maceration at low temperature for 27 to 30 days. Natural yeasts Malolactic fermentation in vats. Maturing in barrels of 3 to 5 wines during 18 months then 3 to 4 months in vat. Filtration before bottling.

Bouquet
Offers a complex nose mixing full maturity and ripe black fruits, with small oaked notes mark.

Taste
Its mouth is ample with a beautiful length and a big obstinacy.

Alcohol
12.5%

 

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