Les Folies du Noyer Vert - 2018 - Frédéric Sigonneau
Domaine de L'R
An intense red robe. Powerful nose with red fruit and toasted aromas... Palate: round, fruity, with soft tannins... Lovely length. A Chinon to drink with food!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 14 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2026
A 100% Cabernet Franc cuvée, from 45-to-65-year-old vines grown on a gravel terroir (from a former riverbed of the Vienne – gravelly/sandy), onmounds 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 stainless steel vats, vinification by gravity, maturation in Bordeaux barrels for 12 months. 2 g/hl 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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