SAUMUR-CHAMPIGNY 2018
DOMAINE DES ROCHES NEUVES (THIERRY GERMAIN)

Thierry Germain of Domaine des Roches Neuves has become the benchmark producer for the region that others aspire to match in quality.

  • Red berry nose followed by a ripe raspberry palate with hints of smoke and cocoa.
  • By using old vines and low yields, Thierry farms as naturally as possible.
  • The Saumur-Champigny appellation in the central Loire Valley boasts some of the best terroir for Cab Franc.
  • Drink up to two or more years after the vintage.
  • High acidity and medium tannins make this food friendly; Pair with local speciality pork rillettes.
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Domaine des Roches Neuves (Thierry Germain)

Winemaker Thierry Germain approaches his craft more like a Burgundian than a typical Loire producer, focusing all his attention on the grape and the terroir. Manual harvesting and painstaking attention to detail ...

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Product code
01PSCG18
Wine type
Red
Bottle size
75cl
Origin
France > Loire > Anjou-Samur
Producer
Domaine des Roches Neuves (Thierry Germain)
Vintage
2018
Grape varieties
Cabernet Franc
Production
Organic, Biodynamic