Tradition

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

This cuvée is truly the "Tradition" of Château Saint Louis, expressive, harmonious and gourmet.


It is a blend of 70% Pinot Saint Georges (Négrette), 20% Cabernet Franc, 5 % Gamay and 5% Syrah. The classic vinification of this cuvée begins with a long maceration with load shedding.


Each grape variety is vinified separately selected sourdough and temperature control. The added sulfite is excessively low, so that the total does not exceed 50 ppm. No other allergen is added, nor bonding.


Breeding is carried out for 40% in oak barrels and 60% in tank for 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

65% Pinot Saint Georges (Négrette) 20% Syrah 10% Cabernet Franc 5% Gamay

Winemaking

Vinification is classic, with a long maceration and two or three delestages. Before blending, 40 of the wine is aged in oak barrels and 60 in vats for 12 months. Bottling takes place at the Château.

Tasting

The nose expresses red fruits (strawberry, raspberry and cherry), berries (redcurrant, cranberry) and forest fruits. The nose features berries (redcurrant, cranberry) and floral notes of violet and licorice. Pleasant, round and greedy on the palate, Velvety, silky character with well-melted tannins, the whole is convincing and pleasurable.

Wine and food pairing

Aperitifs, grilled meats (red and white), raclette or fondue, cheese and charcuterie platters.

Awards

Gold medal Feminalise 2021 competition
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