Anjou Clos d’Orgigné A.O.C. 2002, Domaine SAINTE-ANNE

Dec 1, 2011   //   by admin   //   Loire Valley Wines  //  No Comments

Vineyard :

Family-owned vineyard for 6 generations, the Domaine de Sainte Anne is characterized by a very special geological situation. At Saint-Saturnin, in the Loire Valley, in the heart of Aubance, it stands at the border of the Paris basin in the east, and the Armorican Massif in the west, giving as uniqueness as richness to its soils. The soils of the 66 hectares of vineyard are predominantly composed of clay and limestone.

Grape Variety :

Cabernet Sauvignon , 40 years old vines

Vinification :

Maceration of 6 days enters 20°C and 25 °C with 2 unballastings and a molactic fermentation, then aging 12 months in French oak barrels

Tasting Note :

Color: evolved hue
Nose: domination of red fruits, toasty, woodsy taste
Palate: full bodied wine, firm tannins and smooth texture with a sophisticated very long finish

Serving Temperature :

Carafed and chill off from 15°C to 17°C

Food Association Advice :

Red meats in gravy, as well as game or cheeses of character

Preservation :

Drink now, within 3 years