La Quillette 2016

La Quillette 2016


A light Gamay, Cabernet Franc, Grolleau blend without too much tannin and aromas of black cherry and blackcurrant. An interesting depth and long length.

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Cuvée: La Quillette


Producer: Thomas Boutin

Region: France, Loire, Anjou, Rochefort-sur-Loire, Angers

Style + Colour: Still, red

Grapes/Blend: Gamay (55%), Cabernet Franc (40%), Grolleau (5%)

ABV: 12.9%

Schist and quartz soils. Hand harvested. Eight day maceration and fermentation (whole bunch) that occur separately for each grape variety, before pressing. The tanks are assembled the following spring when all the fermentations are finished. A little sulphur added when bottling.