Saint Amour 2016 - 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 2016 presents an intense purple colour. The nose is fresh with aromas of red fruits and peony. The palate is supple with notes of blackcurrant and a final of sweet spices. A wine of harmony and pleasure.

Suggested food pairings

Red meat, chicken liver terrine, freshwater crayfish.

Serving temperature

Between 12 & 14°C

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