Domaine de la Bonnelière, Saumur Champigny, Les Poyeux, Loire France

Regular price £16.99

Black fruit on the palate and long, fragrant floral notes on the finish. This is an elegant wine with real finesse.

In 1972 André Bonneau and his wife created Domaine de la Bonnelière on the site of the "Caveau St Vincent" with just a few hectares of vine. Anthony and Cédric Bonneau represent the fifth generation of vine growers in this family. Fuelled by their passion for wine the joined the business in 2000 and the Domaine is now an impressive 40 hectares. All of the work in the vineyard is carried out with quality in mind but not at the expense of the environment which their take great to protect. Using "Méthode Raisonnée" to ensure only the very minimum of treatments are used.

Tasting Note: Deep purple and a perfectly ripe nose. The Cabernet Franc is fully expressed with spicy and peppery nuances, which complements the ripe black fruit. The roundness of the large and fleshy mouth, comes with long and persistent tannins.

Critics: Jancis Robinson 16.5/20 (2017)

Cabernet Franc (100%)