Vintage: 2014
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Loire
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Cabernet Franc
Biodynamic: Certified
Vineyard: Cabernet Franc planted in a parcel dominated by Granite.
Orientation: Southest facing
Soil: Granitic subsoils
Viticulture: Biodynamically farmed, soils are worked, leaf-pulling is done manually and all fruit is harvested by hand.
Vinification: At harvest, all fruit is received in the winery via gravity (no pumps). Destemmed, 12 day cuvaison, all indigenous yeast fermentation.
Aging: Aged in combination of amphora and old barrles for 15 months. Zero sulfur added.
Production: 200 cases produced
Notes: Expressive nose dominated by aromas of small black berries and white pepper. Palate is round and flattering. Fred sought finesse from beginning to end and his respect for the potential power and elegance Cabernet Franc are evident in the glass.This wine has charms abound.