Saint Amour 2009 - Wine

Appellation

Saint Amour - Cru du Beaujolais

Varietal

100 % Gamay

Estate vines

1 ha

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

The bouquet is dominated by black fruit aromas such as blackberry and blackcurrant. This rounded wine will charm you with its silkiness in the mouth and its lasting finish. The dark fruit flavours are rounded off with hints of cocao.

Suggested food pairings

Red meat, chicken liver terrine, freshwater crayfish.

Serving temperature

Between 12 & 14°C

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