Chateau Fouquet Saumur by Domaine Filliatreau, 2020
All orders need to be picked up in Greendale, Wisconsin.
We do not ship.
Blackberry fruit, pepper, violets, leather, cedar box on a balanced and silky palate with berries, violets and spice. 100% organic, biodynamic Cabernet Franc from the Saumur region of France in the Loire Valley. A side project of Domaine Filliatreau, this is a delightfully feminine and soft version of Cabernet Franc with a sultry attitude.
100% Cabernet Franc
From Importer, Louis/Dressner:
Age of vines:
Planted in 1988
Light filtration at bottling (non-sterile)
Château Fouquet is a separate property from Filliatreau that has been worked organically since the early 1990's. It is now certified biodynamic.
The grapes are destemmed and macerate for 20 days. Fermentation and aging is in stainless steel and lasts 10 months. Sulfur additions are: 10mg per liter before