Saumur-Champigny 'La Porte Saint Jean' - Sylvain Dittiere - 2018

  • Origin

    Loire / France

  • Style


  • Grape Variety

    Cabernet Franc

  • Production


  • ABV

    12.5 %

  • Winemaking

    Destemmed and fermented in fiberglass tank


    6 weeks of maceration


    Uses free-run juice (2/3) and press wine (1/3) 


    Aged in Bordeaux barrels for 18 months


    Bottled with minimal added sulpher

  • Tasting Notes

    Intense and dark in colour. Dark cherries, spice, leather and earthiness integrate well with a velvety structure. Great complexity and concentration round off an excellent expression of Cabernet Franc