Cabernet Franc "Rouge", Mosse
Organic

Cabernet Franc "Rouge", Mosse - 2020

Item # 20172 750mL
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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin.


Tasting Notes

From Cabernet Franc vines that are 35 to 50 years old and planted in mixed soils of schist, gravel and clay. Fermented in large wooden vats. Although this is produced within the appellation of Anjou, it was intentionally declassified into a Vin de France. From two parcels, Le Clos de l'Ommeau and 50 year old vines from Les Bonnes Blanches.


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