ORIGIN

Loire, France

APPELLATION

Chinon

VINEYARD

Clay-limestone soils

BLEND

100% Cabernet France

 

FARMING

Hand-sorted and destemmed.

 

WINEMAKING

Maceration for 35-40 days with daily pumpovers.

 

AGING

Aged in stainless steel tank for 8 – 12 months.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

14.5% Alc. |

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Thélème is named in the spirit of famed local writer Rabelais’ The Life of Gargantua and Pantagruel. In this tale, there is a utopian abbey by the name of Theleme where there is only one law-- "Do What You Will." Pleasure and leisure are the rule, and this wine is a little reminder of the good things in life…

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