Chinon Rouge "Clos de la Lysardière"

The wines of these properties, marked by the tradition and authenticity of their production, are the ambassadors of their appellations.

Story

Location
The Domaine de la Lysardière covers most of the terroirs of Chinon on a surface area of 30 ha. The 5 hectare vineyard overlooks the city of Chinon.
Terroir
It is set with white tuffeau walls and benefits from a very nice exposure. The vines flourish on a crumbly limestone soil.
Vinification
Total de-stemming of the harvest. Fermentation in thermo-regulated stainless steel vats (24°).
Ageing
Vatting for 10 to 15 days then aging for 6 months.
Varietals
Cabernet franc : 100%

Advice

Serving
Serve slightly chilled (14-16°C).
Tasting notes
Beautiful ruby color with purple reflections. On the nose, intense aromas of black fruits (blackcurrant jam, cherry) and spices. Ample, fleshy mouth, presenting a nice tannic structure where aromas of fresh fruits and liquorice mingle on the finish.
Food and wine pairings
This wine will accompany red and white meats, small game and Provençal recipes.