COTEAUX DE SAUMUR

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COTEAUX DE SAUMUR

Production Region

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Saumur became a Huguenot stronghold under King Henry IV. By the 12th century, it was a major centre for wine trading, thanks largely to its excellent geographical location and geological conditions.  

Climate

Clima

Temperate oceanic climate. A continental influence on the plots furthest from the Loire.

Soil type

Limestone tuffeau

Varietals

Chenin

Colour(s) and Style(s)

Sweet white

Annual production*

300 hl

40 000 bottles

tonneau

Producers

20

producteur

Basic Yield

35 hl/ha

rendement

Conservation

6°-8°

elevage Can be cellared

for several decades

Food and Wine Parings

Menu
Aperatif

Canapés

Main Course

Foie gras

Cheese

Blue-veined cheeses

Desert

Desserts featuring White and Yellow Fruit

Degustation
Look

Intense golden yellow with hints of green, turning to old gold with amber. 

Nose

Fresh, complex scents of rhubarb, peach, apricot and white flowers

Palate

Smooth and lively; not excessively sweet. Developing notes of honey and candied fruit. 

* Annual average over the last 5 years

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