Clos Rougeard Saumur-Champigny Les Poyeux 2014
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The 2014 Saumur Champigny Les Poyeux is very aromatic on the nose that exhibits perfectly ripe cherry notes. Generously fruity, intense and with excellent concentration, this is a silky, super ripe yet fresh Cabernet with fine and crunchy tannins and floral notes from nose to tail.
Marked by great châteaux built with the same tuffeau limestone that is also responsible for the excavation of so many of the famed Loire caves, Saumur is famous for its Chenin blanc based sparkling wines. Inside the Saumur region, Saumur-Champigny creates some of the Loire’s greatest Cabernet Francs.
Cabernet Franc, a proud parent of Cabernet Sauvignon, is the subtler and more delicate of the Cabernets. Today Cabernet Franc produces outstanding single varietal wines across the wine-producing world. Somm Secret—One of California's best-kept secrets is the Happy Canyon appellation of Santa Barbara. Here Cabernet Franc shines as a single varietal wine or in blends, expressing sumptuous fruit, savory aromas and polished tannins.