Les Luthines, AOC Chinon, Rouge


The story
This wine is elaborated by one of the few wine cellars in France managed by an institution reserved for handicapped people and aiming at their social and professional integration or reintegration.
The vineyard is located near Chinon, a small picturesque town of 9000 inhabitants, situated near the Loire River, and birthplace of Rabelais, a famous French philosopher and writer of the Renaissance
Clay and sandy soils
In the vineyard
Everything is done (pruning, soil work, disbudding, etc.) to give the best quality grapes possible.
This cuvée is vinified without the addition of sulfites. The grapes are totally destemmed and the fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 24°C. Traditional maceration of 15 days, light pumping over.
Cabernet franc : 100%
Allergènes: No sulphites.


To be served ideally between 14-17°C
Ageing potential
Enjoy all year long, 2 to 3 years
Tasting notes
Dark and purple color. The powerful and floral nose seduces with its notes of violet, ripe fruit and grilled bell pepper. The mouth is ample, structured, balanced by its supple and salivating tannins.
Food and wine pairings
Ideal on white meats, charcuteries, grilled and roasted meat and salads, but also on Asian cuisine.



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