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Frantz Saumon Montlouis Minérale + is a beautifully pure and precise Montlouis Chenin. It delivers a lot of ripe apple and pear on the nose, with classic wet wool hints, grapey and with gentle spice. Rich and mouth filling on the palate, tangy, quite mineral and ending with fresh, balancing acidity.
The 30-60 year old vines are mostly planted on limestone and clay, along with a portion coming from a vineyard Frantz owns that is grown on silex.
FRANTZ SAUMON, Montlouis-sur-Loire
Franz Saumon initially began with 3 hectares of vines but with subsequent acquisitions, his domaine now stands at 6 hectares: 5.5ha of Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon Blanc and ½ ha, red grape varieties. The vineyards are situated mainly at the foot of the famed Huisseau Plateau where all the best local names are located but Frantz also has holdings in Chapitre and Lussault-sur-Loire. The vines are planted on soils of sandy clay, limestone and flint and everything is carried out strictly according to organic principles. The grapes are manually harvested, only indigenous yeasts are used and the use of sulphur is very restricted.
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Call: (01) 837 2857
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