Touraine Rouge "Cuvée Romaine"

Story

Location
The vineyards are located in the Touraine vineyards in the Cher valley, on the hillsides around Saint-Aignan sur Cher.
Terroir
The vines flourish on a flinty clay soil, which allows the fruitiness of the Gamay, the fleshiness of the Côt and the structure of the Cabernet Franc to be expressed.
Vinification
Destemming. Vatting for 5 to 8 days. Fermentation at a controlled temperature (25°C) to preserve the aromatic potential of the grape variety.
Ageing
Aged for 5 months before bottling.
Varietals
Cabernet franc
Gamay
Côt

Advice

Serving
Served chilled (12-14°C).
Tasting notes
Garnet colour with purple hues. Intense nose with notes of fresh red fruit (cherry, redcurrant) and spices (pepper). Round, full-bodied, with fruity aromas and fine tannins. Greedy finish.
Food and wine pairings
It goes well with cold meats (rillettes, andouillette, dry sausage), white meats (chicken kebabs, turkey fillets with bacon), typical mushroom fouées or stuffed artichokes.