Appellation: Vin de France (Touraine, Loire region)

 

Grapes: Pineau d’Aunis (100%)

 

Farming: Sustainable

 

Aromatics: Earthy, peppery notes as well as ripe raspberries and strawberries aromas.

 

Palate: Medium bodied red berries and strawberries. This is a very likable spicy and savoury red wine, made from the rare Pineau d'Aunis!

 

About the wine: 50 to 120 years old vines on clay and limestone. Hand harvested, 2 weeks maceration in stainless steel tanks, then ageing in concrete tanks for 6 months. No fining, light filtration. Low sulphur.

 

When to drink: Drink now or in the next 3-4 years.

 

Service: 12 to 14 degrees C.

 

Food match: Charcuterie, barbecue meat or even mild Asian food.

2018 Les Athletes du Vin, Vin de France 'Pineau d’Aunis'

$39.00Price