Saint Amour 2012 - 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

Our Saint-Amour 2012 offers a complex nose of fresh fruit. Beautiful aromas of gooseberry on the palate, with mineral and spicy notes at the end. Its strong balance with a hint of acidity emphasizes the fresh fruits, it has a good length.

Suggested food pairings

Red meat, chicken liver terrine, freshwater crayfish.

Serving temperature

Between 12 & 14°C

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