Breton Bourgueil La Dilettante

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Breton Bourgueil La Dilettante

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Name of Estate/Domaine:

Domaine Catherine & Pierre Breton

Vintage: 2019
Tasting Notes

The nose is fresh with aromas of red fruits leading to a palate which is light and fruity with red-cherry flavours and good balance.

*Natural wines are suitable for Vegans & Vegetarians

Country & Region

France - Loire Valley - Bourgueil 

Grape/Blend

100% Cabernet Franc

Terrior:

Their vineyards in Bourgueil enjoys a clement climate exactly what Cabernet Franc, a late-developing varietal, needs. In Bourgueil they have different types of soils. Soils of ancient alluvium called “Galuches” or “les Galichets,” calcareous soils, and clay-flintstone soils called “les Perrières.” the vines for this Bourgueil grow in the village of Restigné, the soil here is gravelly. 

Viticulture:

Vines are 40+ years on average. Vineyards receive ultra-organic care. No chemical fertilisers, only organic manure is used, plant diseases are treated by mineral or vegetal preparations. Pierre’s family have always farmed organically. Catherine and Pierre also farm biodynamically, the vineyard work is carried out in accordance to the planetary calendar, also, all wines are left for a whole lunar month, after the ageing period, before being bottled.

Vinification:

Manual harvested
Whole cluster carbonic maceration for 3 weeks
Pressed after carbonic maceration
Fermented in 600 litre foudres of 45 hectolitres
Malolactic fermentation
Indigenous yeast only
No filtration (they tend to use racking-off as a way of filtering the unwanted matter from the wines)
Use of 10mg/L of SO2 at bottling when necessary.

 

Food Pairing

Roast chicken, steamed fish, vegetarian dishes or fresh cheese.

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