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Château de Parnay - Saumur Champigny Clos du Château Rouge 2017 Château de Parnay - Saumur Champigny Clos du Château Rouge 2017

Château de Parnay - Saumur Champigny Clos du Château Rouge 2017

A wine with remarkable aging potential.

Single Bottle:

$68.00
In stock

Type:Red

Varietal:Cabernet Franc

Unit Size:750ml

Alcohol Volume:13%

Region:Loire Valley

Country:France

Tasting Notes

Nestled along the picturesque Loire River, on the renowned clay and limestone terroir of Saumur-Champigny appellation, Château de Parnay has proudly crafted exceptional wines for over two centuries. Grounded in their unwavering commitment to authenticity. This wine boasts an intense red hue that immediately captures the eye. On the nose, it unveils a symphony of superb notes, showcasing the essence of incredibly ripe red fruits harmoniously intertwined with the invigorating freshness of the terroir, marked by hints of mint and spices. The palate experience is a testament to its subtlety, characterized by silkiness and remarkable balance, truly reflecting the exceptional quality of the grapes. As the tasting journey lingers, the aftertaste proves to be exceptionally long, providing a glimpse into the remarkable aging potential that this wine holds.

Technical Info

Brand:Château de Parnay

Closure:Cork

Organic Certification:ECOCERT - 49/112783/1171673

Country of Origin:France

Serving Temperature:16-18°C

Bottle Produced:17000

Drink By:2030

Wine Ageing:12-Months ageing 500L new French oak barrels.

Winemaking Style:Traditional

Harvest:Hand-harvested

Winemaking:Destemmed grapes undergo fermentation in temperature-controlled vats, with a maceration period of 30 days.

Viticulture:From the Saumur-Champigny appellation, these grapes are sourced from 30-year-old vines cultivated in clay and limestone soils on the hillsides overlooking the Loire River.

Food Pairing:Parmesan polenta with sausage ragu, Sausage lasagna, Truffle risotto, Stuffed capsicum, Pecorino cheese.

Reviews and Accolades

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

88

Decanter Magazine

Evolved red fruit and graphite aromas. Grippy tannins. The finish is long and lean.

Taste Profile

Light

Full Body

Dry

Sweet

Fruity

Savoury

Tannins (Bitterness)

Acidity

Château de Parnay

Chateau de Parnay, an enchanting historical chateau with roots tracing back to the middle ages. Antoine Cristal, illustrious predecessor, left an indelible mark by being the first to introduce American Rootstock to Loire region. In 1905, During Antoine's helm Chateau de Parnay Blanc achieved a remarkable feat by being crowned the best among great French wines. In 2006, the Château found a new custodian in Roger Vincenot, a renowned producer hailing from Champagne, adding another chapter to its storied history. Spanning 35 hectares within the Saumur-Champigny appellation, the Chateau also boasts two notable Monopoles, La Coulée du Méridien thrives in an exceptional clay-limestone terroir, terraced to capture the full southern exposure and intriguingly, it lies right on the path of the Greenwich Meridian and Le Clos D’entre Les Murs, a mesmerizing parcel with 11 parallel walls, Chenin Blanc reigns supreme, and its uniqueness is recognized as a Historic Monument.

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