Our IGP Loire Valley Wines
Excelsus Cabernet Franc
Vineyards located along the Grandlieu Lake. Light soils releasing the absorbed heat quickly. Our selections come more especially from St Philbert and St Aignan de Grandlieu.
Alluvial and clay sands on mica-schist subsoils.
Grape variety100% Cabernet Franc.
Colour and alcohol content
Pale and bright pink, with very nice raspberry glints Alcohol : 12% vol.
Direct press so as to reach a frank and light colour. Fermentation in underground vats, under controlled temperature so as to preserve the fruit aromas. Then, fermentation is stopped so as to obtain a soft rosé wine. (residual sugars : 6 gr/l).
Acidity : 4.30 gr/l – SO2 (free) : 35 mg/l (indicative analysis data).
Expressive nose of spring fruits, with slightly spicy notes and a raspberry prevailing aroma. Frank and fresh tackle of the tongue, followed by a nice supporting structure and a fond softness. Harmonious Loire Valley style, fine and elegant.
Contient des sulfites