AOP Anjou Rouge 2018 13.5% (Red Wine) (France)
Yield (hl/hectare): 60hl/ha
The harvest is generally late in summer, due to its northerly location, usually in early October. For the Saumur rouge, the grapes are de-stemmed, crushed and left on the skins for up to two weeks at a temperature of 28 degrees C. After ageing in underground vats, the finished wine is bottled about a year after the vintage.
The density of 4,500 to 5,000 vines/ha. A Guyot pruning system is used.
Most Anjou AOP wines thrive in two to three years.
Appeliation Anjou AOP in Loire valley covers 128 cities in the Maine-et-Loire. This region is specifically known for producing very high-quality wines.
Decant: Decanting Cabernet Franc will help simmer down Cabernet Franc’s natural spiciness. The wine will taste softer and richer with 30 minutes of decanting (or pouring through an aerator).
Country: France Region: Loire Valley Winery: Domaine Moncourt Grape: Cabernet Franc 100% Bottle Size: 750ml Closure Type: Cork Allergy Advice: Contains Sulphites Style: (Red) Dry, Medium-full Bodied Occasion Best Suited: Casual, Event, Party
14-15°C Decant for 30 minutes prior to serving