La Pierre A Fusil 2016

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La Pierre A Fusil 2016

Loire Centre
Valençay Red | 12.5°

Ref : 476489

6.40 6, 40

Bottle 75 cL

i.e. 8.50 € / liter

6 product(s) sold since yesterday

  • Keeping level 2019
  • Service temperature 16°
  • Grapes Gamay
    Pinot Noir
    Côt

Our food and wine pairings

  • Lamb
  • Soft cheese
  • Charcuterie

Our oenologists' opinion

Fruity and crisp

Its garnet color offers an open nose with notes of black candied fruits. On the palate, this wine has a good balance on vegetal notes.

Robe
Garnet

Features

Body ? The body is the way a wine feels inside the mouth. Several factors, such as the alcohol content and the presence of tannins, contribute to the feel of the wine.

Freshness ? The freshness of a wine is defined by its level of acidity. Unlike rounded wines, fresh wines are easy to drink, and are more lively. Acidity plays a necessary part in a wine's structure.

Aging ? All wines do not have the same aging potential. Some are supposed to be consumed at a young age while others must be kept for longer periods of time.

Tannins ? Coming from stems, grape pips and their storage barrels, the tannin gives structure to red wines only.

Do you know ?

The vines at the origin of the Valençay Rouge "La Pierre à Fusil" are planted on clay-siliceous soils that undulate around Valençay. Flint, in abundance, gave place formerly to a flourishing industry of gun-stone.

Domain and appellation

  • La Pierre A Fusil

    Prolonging the "Coteaux du Cher", the discrete vineyard of Valençay of 133 hectares is confined on the left bank of the river, at the junction of Touraine, Sologne and Berrichon country.

     
     

    • Terroir: The vines are planted mainly on clay-siliceous soils. There are also clay-limestone soils.


     

    • Vinification: The grape variety is multiple. The Reds predominate widely and consist of Gamay, Cabernet Franc, Côt and Pineau Noir. A few Rosés top up with the same grape varieties. For the whites, the Sauvignon, possibly escorted by Chardonnay and Pineau de Loire.
  • Main grape
    Gamay

  • Grapes Gamay, Pinot Noir, Côt
  • Grapes
    • Gamay
    • Pinot Noir
    • Côt

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