Oaks

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

This vintage is the second wine from Saint Louis made from grapes grown on parcels gravelly of the estate.
Pinot Saint Georges (Negrette), Cabernet Franc and Gamay make up this wide-open wine with red berries and spicesits pleasant flexibility and its mellow tannins

Visit classic vinification of this cuvée begins with a long maceration with load shedding. Each grape variety is vinified separately with selected sourdough and temperature control. The added sulfite is reduced to a minimum. No other allergens are added. bonding.

L'breeding is made for 30% in oak barrels and 70% in tank for 6 to 12 months.

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

70% Pinot Saint Georges (Négrette)
20% Cabernet Franc
10% Gamay

Winemaking

Vinification is classic, with a long maceration and two or three delestages.
Part of the wine is aged in oak barrels and vats, before blending.

Tasting

Well-opened wine with red fruit (cherry, strawberry, cranberry) and spice aromas, topped off with a hint of smoke.

A fresh attack precedes a palate of modest volume, but pleasantly supple, with peppery fruit and mellow tannins.

Wine and food pairing

Meat stew, game, beef bourguignon

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