Saint Amour 2008 - Wine

Appellation

Saint Amour - Cru du Beaujolais

Varietal

100 % Gamay

Average Vine Age

50 years

Soil composition

Siliceous clay

Pruning

Gobelet

Harvest

Manual

Density of Vines

8 000 vines/ha

Average yield

40-50 hl/ha

Description

Lying on siliceous clay, sandstone and rose-coloured granite gravel with quartz and manganese, Saint-Amour is the gateway between the Mâconnais and the Beaujolais crus. The style favours expression and fruit. Appellation size: 323 ha

Winemaking

Traditional vinification with controlled temperature.

Tasting note

Charming wine with wild strawberries, underbrush and hints of mushrooms on the nose. The mouth-feel is round and silky and just as charming as the fragrant nose. The wine of lovers. To keep for 7 years.

Suggested food pairings

Red meat, foie de volaille cake, freshwater crayfish.

Serving temperature

Between 12 & 14°C

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