Saumur-Champigny Rouge "Domaine Couet"

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

Story

Location
The Domaine Couet is located in the heart of the Saumur Champigny appellation in the commune of Saint Cyr en Bourg.
Terroir
The 9ha of vines are planted on the limestone slopes surrounding the village. The soft chalk appears at a depth of less than 60 cm and allows for a moderate and constant water supply and gives the wine a nice aroma, silky tannins, a nice balance on the palate and a nice final power.
Vinification
Grapes harvested at full maturity. Traditional vinification. Long maceration (15 days) with gentle extraction.
Ageing
Aged in our tufa galleries, protected from light and temperature variations, for 6 to 8 months before bottling.
Varietals
Cabernet franc : 100%

Advice

Serving
Served chilled (12-14°C)
Tasting notes
Dark ruby colour. Open nose with intense notes of black fruits (cherry, blackcurrant). Well-balanced and structured palate, with good fullness and silky tannins. Powerful finish.
Food and wine pairings
This wine goes well with fish in sauce, roasted poultry, roasted or grilled red meat and hard cheeses.