Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil, Les 7 Arpents, 2018, available in 37.5cl and 75cl.
Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil is an appellation of the Loire Valley producing aromatic and elegant wines.
Soils contains sand and gravel, known as ‘Graves’. The domaine does not use any herbicide and control carefully the yield.
Grape Variety: 100% Cabernet Franc.
Robe: intense purple.
Nose: very aromatic with red fruit of cherries, strawberry, raspberry, blackcurrant.
Palate: Lighter rather than its neighbour from Chinon. Tannins are supple as a result a friendly wine with elegant and silky structure.
Serve at 15°C-16°C. Cabernet Franc grape variety is always better served slightly chilled. It is a fantastic pairing with Cantonese cuisine as well.