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The Chinon Dilection Loire France made by Sauvion has a rich nose of ripe raspberry and black cherry laced with hints of clove and oak. The palate is rich with...
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The Chinon Dilection Loire France made by Sauvion has a rich nose of ripe raspberry and black cherry laced with hints of clove and oak. The palate is rich with dark plum fruit entwined with vanilla and toasted almonds and the finish is long and elegant.

Pierre-Jean Sauvion is the fourth generation of his family to produce wines at Château du Cléray in the Loire. The château itself has been owned by a négociant called Grands Chais de France since the early 2000’s, but Pierre has been in charge of winemaking here since 2004, after several years of winemaking experience across Bordeaux, Australia and California. The handsome property is surrounded by vines, and Pierre showed a passion for winemaking since childhood: indeed, he claims the reason he looks so youthful is because he has been drinking Muscadet since he was three years old!
The sand and gravel slopes here are typical of the nearby commune of Vallet and make for later-ripening grapes, but also contribute to the wines’ greater ageing potential, producing Muscadet with a nod back to the melon grape’s Burgundian origins.

The château produces everything from entry-level single varietal wines to its most premium ‘Haute Culture’ range, which includes ‘Cardinal Richard’, a wine named after the château’’s owner in the nineteenth century. Blended from a number of premium vineyard sites in the region, it is only produced in the very best vintages, and is a fine example of a quintessential Muscadet. The grapes for this wine are pressed in the innovative pneumatic press, before being fermented in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks, and then spending six months maturing on the fine lees before bottling in the spring.

This wine is great with red meat: beef, barbecue, casseroles.

Key Facts

Size
75cl
Grapes
Country
France
Region
Loire
Vintage
2014
ABV %
12.50%
Organic
Unknown
Vegan
Unknown

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