St. Nicolas de Bourgueil "Les Quarterons," Amirault
Organic

St. Nicolas de Bourgueil "Les Quarterons," Amirault - 2018

Item # 33673 750mL

A gorgeous red wine that comes from hand-harvested cabernet franc planted in gravel, sand and clay soils. The fruit is fermented in tank and this wine is unoaked. A wine to enjoy with pleasure for its youthful profile. The domaine has existed in the Amirault family for six generations and is currently run by Xavier Amirault and his wife, Agnès.

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Red
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Bourgueil
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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


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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.

Cabernet Franc

Relegated to moderate obscurity in modern times, Cabernet Franc is in fact the proud parent of the attention-hogging Cabernet Sauvignon (after an illicit affair with Sauvignon Blanc a hundred-odd years ago). Cabernet Franc has remained close to its roots in France, enjoying small pockets of popularity primarily in the Loire Valley (specifically in Chinon), where it is often bottled as a varietal wine, and in Bordeaux where it is still used in moderate percentages in the typical blends. In fact,...

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