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La Flamboyante

La Flamboyante

Region

AOP Saumur-Champigny

Viticultural Notes

A selection from the estate's best parcels from the Les Rotissants vineyard grown on tuffeau limestone soils. Hand harvested over several passes through the vineyards. Vineyards are maintained without the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, or herbicides.

Wine

La Flamboyante

Estate

Domaine des Coutures

Vintage

2014

Varietal

100% Cabernet Franc

Region

AOP Saumur-Champigny

Vineyard

Les Rotissants

Vine Age

25+

Soil

Tuffeau (Soft Limestone)

Farming

Traditional Viticulture

Fermentation

Total destemming. Fermentation using indigenous yeast in old oak barrels with regular batonnage.

Aging

Aging in old oak barrels on fine lees.

Alcohol

12.5%


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