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Saumur-Champigny Cabernet France

 

Winery

Château de Parnay

Appellation

AOP Saumur-Champigny

Wine Name

Blason de Parnay

Variety

100% Cabernet Franc

Red Wine

Dry

Mathias Levron

Loire Valley

Château de Parnay

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Story

The Château de Parnay is a flagship estate of the AOC Saumur Champigny. The property is located along the Loire River, classified as UNESCO World Heritage. In 2006, this esteemed property was acquired by Regis Vincenot and Mathias Levron who transformed the land into a jewel of the Loire Valley, as well and becoming Certified Organic since 2013.
Mathias’ Philosophy is as such: « Good grapes for good wine. We have focused on organic wine process and sustainable farming. To achieve our goals we must watch our vines closely and we must make careful and precise selection of our plants».

Vineyard

Located in Saumur. These grapes are planted on Clay-Limestone soils, are considered Old Vines.

Vinification

Manual harvest. 3 days of pre-fermentation cold maceration at 15°C, with 12 days gentle extraction & maceration.

Tasting Notes

On the nose, the wine expresses both power and freshness around an aromatic complexity which is dominated by lightly jammed red fruits. In the mouth, it is round, sweet, full and generous, with a final touch of silky tannins which melts in the harmonious structure dominated by the red fruits.

Food Pairing

This wine will evolve quitely in 4 to 5 years. It can also be enjoyed now. Best enjoyed with grilled white meats, soft cheeses of beef carpaccio.

White
Dry
Still
Saumur-Champigny Chenin Blanc

Saumur-Champigny Chenin Blanc

Château de Parnay - Chemin Des Murs

White
Dry
Still
Saumur Chenin Blanc

Saumur Chenin Blanc

Château de Parnay - Clos D'Entre Les Murs

Red
Dry
Still
Saumur-Champigny Cabernet Franc

Saumur-Champigny Cabernet Franc

Château de Parnay - Le Blason