Saumur-Champigny "Les Roches Celestes" 2014 - Complices de Loire


Loire Valley amateurs often have a thing for this emblematic appellation, where Cabernet Franc is used to make great reds. This wine boasts a profound colour and an intense nose of cherries, blackcurrant and spices. Tannins are subtle and elegant on the palate. This is a round and delicate Saumur-Champigny at the origin of Complices de Loire, definitely worth more famous producers of the area. A bottle to discover.

This wine is out of stock

£ 12.50 tax incl.


 
Loire Valley amateurs often have a thing for this emblematic appellation, where Cabernet Franc is used to make great reds. This wine boasts a profound colour and an intense nose of cherries, blackcurrant and spices. Tannins are subtle and elegant on the palate. This is a round and delicate Saumur-Champigny at the origin of Complices de Loire, definitely worth more famous producers of the area. A bottle to discover.
 
Wine CharacteristicsWhen & how to drink?
 
Producer: Complices de Loire 
Vintage: 2014
Appellation: Saumur-Champigny
Region: Loire Valley
Type: Dry
 
Grape: Cabernet Franc
 
Drink from now to 2020
Open and drink
Serve slightly chilled at 14-16°C
 
Food pairing suggestion: Tasty red meat such as lamb or partridge.
 
 Technical stuff
  
Soil: Clay, limestone
Harvest: Manual
Age of Vines: 35 years
Fermentation and ageing: Stainless steel vats
Yield: 40hl/ha
 
What experts say  
  
"Subtle with red fruit flavours, this wine offers the good quality of the vintage." (2013 vintage)
  

 

Rate this wine

Saumur-Champigny "Les Roches Celestes" 2014 - Complices de Loire

Saumur-Champigny "Les Roches Celestes" 2014 - Complices de Loire

Loire Valley amateurs often have a thing for this emblematic appellation, where Cabernet Franc is used to make great reds. This wine boasts a profound colour and an intense nose of cherries, blackcurrant and spices. Tannins are subtle and elegant on the palate. This is a round and delicate Saumur-Champigny at the origin of Complices de Loire, definitely worth more famous producers of the area. A bottle to discover.

Related Products

Here is a classy Pouilly-Fumé, one of the most well-known appellations in the Loire Valley producing exclusively Sauvignon Blanc wines. It boasts typical aromas of citrus fruit, stone and flowers, ending on a long and mineral finish. Your Sommelier is definitely an amateur of Pouilly-Fumé, and this one is delicious.

£ 16.00

Here is a classy Pouilly-Fumé, one of the most well-known appellations in the Loire Valley producing exclusively Sauvignon Blanc wines. It boasts typical aromas of citrus fruit, stone and flowers, ending on a long and mineral finish. Your Sommelier is definitely an amateur of Pouilly-Fumé, and this one is delicious.

Add to my basket

This Chinon is the perfect fruity wine to start discovering Cabernet Franc from the Loire Valley. Nose exhibits aromas of red berries and sweet spices. Palate is structured with silky tannins, coming from the part-ageing in oak barrels. A very decent medium-bodied bottle for an immediate pleasure, perfect for the price.

£ 10.50

This Chinon is the perfect fruity wine to start discovering Cabernet Franc from the Loire Valley. Nose exhibits aromas of red berries and sweet spices. Palate is structured with silky tannins, coming from the part-ageing in oak barrels. A very decent medium-bodied bottle for an immediate pleasure, perfect for the price.

Add to my basket

Vouvray is getting an increasing recognition in the Loire Valley with their typical aromatic whites made of Chenin Blanc. It offers flavours of lime, peach and white flowers with a really nice complexity in the glass, intesified by oak barrel ageing. A classic and well-made Vouvray, perfect for any amateur of the appellation.

£ 14.00

Vouvray is getting an increasing recognition in the Loire Valley with their typical aromatic whites made of Chenin Blanc. It offers flavours of lime, peach and white flowers with a really nice complexity in the glass, intesified by oak barrel ageing. A classic and well-made Vouvray, perfect for any amateur of the appellation.

Add to my basket

  Complices de Loire is a small estate based in Touraine and founded by François-Xavier Barc - a brilliant winemaker from the region. He owns a small vineyard and also works with some of the best winegrowers from the region to produce an amazing range of wines. One of the high-end cuvées of Complices de Loire, this Bourgueil clearly shows how complex...

£ 18.50

  Complices de Loire is a small estate based in Touraine and founded by François-Xavier Barc - a brilliant winemaker from the region. He owns a small vineyard and also works with some of the best winegrowers from the region to produce an amazing range of wines. One of the high-end cuvées of Complices de Loire, this Bourgueil clearly shows how complex...

Add to my basket

A classic and very well-made Pinot Noir from the central part of the Loire Valley. It's a fruity and light wine that we highly recommend for a summer lunch - don't hesitate to refresh it for a few minutes before serving. The colour is bright red, the nose is all about fresh red fruits and the palate is supple and elegant. Fermented and aged in stainless...

£ 11.00

A classic and very well-made Pinot Noir from the central part of the Loire Valley. It's a fruity and light wine that we highly recommend for a summer lunch - don't hesitate to refresh it for a few minutes before serving. The colour is bright red, the nose is all about fresh red fruits and the palate is supple and elegant. Fermented and aged in stainless...

This appellation produces fruity and light-bodied reds that are generally brillant for lunch. It offers a nose of red berries with minty notes and a fresh, balanced palate. Nothing too complicated here, but we can only wish that all wines in this price range had this quality!

£ 12.50

This appellation produces fruity and light-bodied reds that are generally brillant for lunch. It offers a nose of red berries with minty notes and a fresh, balanced palate. Nothing too complicated here, but we can only wish that all wines in this price range had this quality!

Add to my basket

Pointe d'Agrumes is a highly refreshing Sauvignon Blanc from Loire Valley and one of our member's all time favourite! As its names suggests (literally "hint of citrus"), it offers lots of citrus and fruit aromas with a lively minerality. If you like simple fruity wines, this is definitely one to keep in your fridge and open after a tough day at work!...

£ 10.75

Pointe d'Agrumes is a highly refreshing Sauvignon Blanc from Loire Valley and one of our member's all time favourite! As its names suggests (literally "hint of citrus"), it offers lots of citrus and fruit aromas with a lively minerality. If you like simple fruity wines, this is definitely one to keep in your fridge and open after a tough day at work!...

  This bottle is kind of our little favourite this week. Montlouis-sur-Loire is a tiny off-the-radar appellation, producing fresh and aromatic whites from the Chenin Blanc grape. With a bright golden colour, a nose of citrus and grilled almonds, it shows a rich and complex palate. A beautiful minerality stands out here, enhancing the long, superb and...

£ 14.50

  This bottle is kind of our little favourite this week. Montlouis-sur-Loire is a tiny off-the-radar appellation, producing fresh and aromatic whites from the Chenin Blanc grape. With a bright golden colour, a nose of citrus and grilled almonds, it shows a rich and complex palate. A beautiful minerality stands out here, enhancing the long, superb and...

  Complices de Loire is a small estate based in Touraine and founded by François-Xavier Barc - a brilliant winemaker from the region. He owns a small vineyard and works with some of the best winegrowers in the area to produce an amazing range of wine. This Chardonnay is the latest addition to the Complices de Loire family and is absolutely stunning,...

£ 12.25

  Complices de Loire is a small estate based in Touraine and founded by François-Xavier Barc - a brilliant winemaker from the region. He owns a small vineyard and works with some of the best winegrowers in the area to produce an amazing range of wine. This Chardonnay is the latest addition to the Complices de Loire family and is absolutely stunning,...

Add to my basket

Classic Rosé from this part of the Loire Valley made of 100% Cabernet Franc, it develops aromas of white flowers, citrus and small red fruits. The palate is quite rich and finishes on a long candy taste. A very nice rosé to drink on its own, for a picnic or a barbecue and that would also be a good match for a grilled fish or shellfish.

£ 9.55

Classic Rosé from this part of the Loire Valley made of 100% Cabernet Franc, it develops aromas of white flowers, citrus and small red fruits. The palate is quite rich and finishes on a long candy taste. A very nice rosé to drink on its own, for a picnic or a barbecue and that would also be a good match for a grilled fish or shellfish.