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Wine estate Château Saint Louis Fronton
Wine estate Château Saint Louis Fronton

L'Esprit de Saint-Louis is a cuvée high expression, structured and charmermade with grapes from our own vineyards. oldest plots

The assembly consists of 85% of Négrette and 15% of Cabernet Franc.

Visit classic vinificationstarting with a long maceration followed by 2 or 3 load sheddingIt lasts 3 to 4 weeks.

Each grape variety is vinified separately temperature control.

Breeding is finally carried out at 100% in oak barrel for 12 to 24 months, which gives it a cellaring potential important.

Vineyard

30ha in Organic Agriculture Age of vines: 35 years on average.

Terroir

Boulbène and sandy silt on the surface and clay at depth.

Grape varieties

80% Pinot Saint Georges (Négrette), 10% Cabernet Franc 10% Malbec

Winemaking

Vinification is classic, with a long maceration and two or three delestages. The wine is aged at 100 % in oak barrels for 12 to 24 months.

Tasting

The selection of old vines produces quality grapes. Cabernet Franc brings elegance and finesse to the powerful fruit of Negrette. The result is seductive, based on a balance between aromatic expression, tannic structure and freshness. A beautiful palette of black fruits, very spicy, and the chic of ripe Cabernet underlined by sober ageing that leaves the wine fluid and crisp.

Wine and food pairing

Beef fillet en croûte, or roast woodcock with chanterelles.
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