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.

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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)
  

 

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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.