Les Arboises, Domaine Guiberteau, Saumur

Les Arboises
Les Arboises

A stunning, single vineyard example of ageworthy Cabernet Franc from Saumur. No more than 20 cases imported per year.

Winemaker notes:

Aging potential : more than 15 years.

Grape Variety: Cabernet Franc

Vine age: Planted in 1957  – Watch the amazing story of the winery’s history during WWII and the decades that followed below.

Pruning: Guyau Val de Loire

Terroir : a south facing parcel at the base of the Brézé vineyard on clay and limestone rich soils.

Vineyard size: 1,65 hectaires

Fermentation Tanks: concrete

Maceration : 10 to 60 days, depending on the vintage.

Fermentation : native yeast

Elevage : a mix of new barrels and barrels used for 1 and 2 wines for 18 months or more

Yield: 25 hl / ha

Planting density: 5 500 vines per hectaire

Annual production: 4 000 bottles

Toutes nos vendanges sont manuelles avec des tris avant la mise en caisses. Il n’y a pas de chaptalisation.

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