Our AOP Loire Valley Wines


M & E Guilbaud Frères

Wine-growing area

Vineyards located in the heart of the Loire Valley area, on the well-exposed counterfort of the Loire river. Our selections are made specially in the area of Saumur.

Geological characteristic

Ancient soils mostly siliceous.

Grape variety

Chenin (45 %) - Chardonnay (40%) - Cabernet (15%).

Colour and alcohol content

Bright yellow tending to ancient gold-colour. Alcohol : 12% vol.

Vinification process

Compulsory pneumatic press and book-keeping of the process in order to stick to the rule : 100 liters of
juice must be extracted from 150 kg whole grapes. Vinification and elaboration in its growing-area in
underground cellars (20 meters below). The vinification process lasts for a minimum of a year according to the champagnization method - Pressure per bottle : 3,5 kg by square cm.

Technical parameters

Acidity : 4,7 g/l - Sulphur : 35 mg/l (indicative measures).

Tasting notes

The abondant and very delicate bubbles insure the quality of this sparkling wine. It tackles the tongue and revives the taste buds nicely without agressivity, then enhance its structure with delicacy. Serving temperature at 6 to 8°c (chilled but not iced).

Contient des sulfites