Saint Amour 2015 - 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

Deep purple colour with dark lights. On the nose, aromas of blackcurrant and blackberries. The mouth is round, ample with silky tannins. Notes of blackcurrant and wild strawberry dominate with a peppery touch on the finish.

Suggested food pairings

Red meat, chicken liver terrine, freshwater crayfish.

Serving temperature

Between 12 & 14°C

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