Saumur-Champigny, Filliatreau
Organic

Saumur-Champigny, Filliatreau - 2019

Item # 36350 750mL
$21.96/ Single Bottle
$263.52 $197.64/ Case of 12
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Red
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Saumur-Champigny
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Production Methods

Organic

Organic

Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

100% Cabernet Franc from 30 year old vines planted in a myriad of parcels on clay and limestone soils. Destemmed fruit and fermented in stainless steel tanks. An easy, fruited yet pure Cabernet Franc to enjoy at the table tonight. Unoaked.


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