Les Cinq Eléments - 2020 - Frédéric Sigonneau
Domaine de L'R
An intense red robe. A fine, elegant nose, with aromas of small red berries (strawberry, raspberry, redcurrants)... A palate of great complexity with fine, well-blended tannins, and a long, lovely finish.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2027
A 100% Cabernet Franc cuvée, from 50-to-65-year-old vines grown on a gravel terroir (from a former riverbed of the Vienne – gravelly/sandy), on mounds with a limestone foundation, and from a parcel on sandy soils. Farmed organically, and certified AB and Ecocert. Manual harvesting, with yields of around 35 hl/ha. Traditional vinification in cement vats, vinification by gravity, maturation on fine less for 8 months. Just a micro dose of sulphur at bottling.
Fred is an ardent history buff, but in the end, it was in wine where found his calling. After three years of viticulture studies, he decided to set sail for Spain and the region of Ribera del Duero. Fuelled by friendships, new meetings, and stories shared, Fred is a man of sincerity and spirit, who fills his every day with passion. In 2004, he finally returned to Cravant where took over the...All wines
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