Anjou Rouge "Les Copines Aussi," Sablonnettes
Organic

Anjou Rouge "Les Copines Aussi," Sablonnettes - 2021

Item # 11415 750mL

Gamay that was hand-harvested and then fully destemmed before maceration. This practice allows for a fruited wine. Don't forget about the mineral though as this comes from vines planted in schist soil. An unoaked red wine that was bottled without any addition of sulphur.

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Red
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Anjou
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Item Notes

  • Limited Production: Only 2 bottle(s) per customer

Production Methods

Organic

Organic

Natural

Wine made from organically or biodynamically grown grapes with minimal intervention avoiding the use of chemicals, additives and technology.


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Pairing Advice

This wine compliments a rich, firm sheep’s milk cheese(s), game sausage or smoked white meats.

About the Producer

Loire Valley, France Christine and Joel Menard have been making wine in the heart of the Coteaux du Layon AOC for more than twenty years. They produce an outstanding array of wines from Cabernet Franc, Grolleau, Gamay and Chenin Blanc. They practice biodynamic methods in their 13 hectares of vines. Christine and Joel run their domain to very exacting standards and as a result they produce...

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Glossary

Loire

There’s a lot to remember when it comes to the Loire. Novices, take note: Cabernet Franc is a great alternative to Cabernet Sauvignon, Muscadet is unparalleled as a companion to shellfish, and Cour Cheverny is the best white wine appellation you’ve never heard of. As diverse as Loire wines are, one day soon you'll know your Melon de Bourgogne from your Romorantin.

Anjou

At the far western end of the Loire Valley lies the town of Angers, for which the region of Anjou is named. The wines of this region enjoyed great fame throughout the 12th and 13th centuries, when wine production was dominated by the white varietals Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay. Then, when phylloxera wiped out most of these plantings, the area was replanted with a large proportion of Cabernet Franc, as well as smaller plots of Grolleau, Cabernet Sauvignon and Gamay. Today, Anjou is most famous...

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