Cheverny Rouge - 2019 - Hervé Villemade
A mix of red fruit aromas, a silky texture and notes of liquorice. A luscious palate, easy drinking, between prune, black cherry and spices. A thirst quenching wine.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 14.5 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2025
Blend: 85% Pinot Noir and 15% Gamay, from several parcels between 10 and 40 years old. Soils of sand with flint and Sologne clay. The estate is certified organic by ECOCERT, with natural grass ground cover between the vine rows. Harvesting by hand, careful grape sorting in the vines, well managed yields: 25 hl/ha. Vinification: harvesting of whole bunches, 15-day maceration, low temperature fermentation, indigenous yeasts, no chaptalisation, no sulphur. Matured 6 months in wood vats, bottled with 1 to 1.5 g of sulphur in April 2020.
Hervé Villemade is a natural winemaker situated within the Cheverny appellation. Less of a media darling than his famous neighbour Thierry Puzelat, Hervé and his 25-hectare estate nonetheless have nothing to be shy about. You might say there’s a gentle and productive form of competition between them, a source of motivation perhaps... When the family estate was handed over to him in 1995,...All wines
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