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Saumur Champigny Les Mémoires, Domaine Roches Neuves 2021
Therry Germain from a long line of Bordeaux winemakers, arrived here in 1991, attracted by the region’s perfect balance of grape varietal, climate and terroir, which he considers one of the finest in France. The vineyard is worked in a natural way with the goal of keeping the vine and the soil at its healthiest and Thierry has become a fully-fledged advocate of biodynamics.
From old vines planted in 1904 overlooking the Loire River on flint and limestone soils.
Invigorating, aromatic intensity with aromas of peony, red berries and liquorice and a touch of smoke. On the palate it is a serious, concentrated wine. It's dense, with layers of black cherry fruits, rich tannins and acidity.
Producer Thierry Germain Domaine des Roches Neuves
Origin Saumur, Loire, France
Grapes Cabernet Franc
Alcohol 12.5% Abv
Style Full body elegant red
Bottle size 750ml
Winemaking Manual harvested, 20% whole bunches. Fermentation in stainless steel. Macerated 22 to 24 days. Aged for 3-4 months in stainless steel vats and wooden vats on the lees
Notes Natural, Organic, Biodynamic