ORIGIN

Loire, France

APPELLATION

St. Nicolas de Bourgueil

VINEYARD

Clay-limestone soils

Yield: 48 hL/ha

BLEND

100% Cabernet Franc

 

FARMING

Hand-sorted and destemmed.

WINEMAKING

Maceration for 5-6 weeks with daily pump-overs during the fermentation phase.

AGING

Aged in stainless-steel tanks

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

14.5% Alc. |

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The Lorieux Domaine, which totals 20 hectares, is located in St. Nicolas de Bourgueil and Cravant on either side of the Loire River, the result of the merger of two vineyards. Brothers Alain and Pascal work these lands, with Alain producing the wines of Chinon and Pascal producing the wines of Saint-Nicolas de Bourgueil.

Fact Sheets: 2019, 2018