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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
18 to 20 days. Selected yeasts. Malolactic fermentation in vats. Maturing in vats for 4 to 5 months. Filtration before bottling.

Color
Brilliant red

Bouquet
Aromas of red berries.

Taste
Fruity with a beautiful freshness.

Alcohol
12.5%

 

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