FR-TET-11-19

Saint-Amour 'Les Capitans', Michel Tete

  • Planted in 1976
  • Grown on granite and crushed granite slopes
  • High density planting: 10,000 vines/ha
  • Saint-Amour is found in the far north of the vine-growing region, where the soil features intermingling granite and clay, schist and limestone. Designated as a Cru in 1946, the region borders the Mâconnais and the site ‘Les Capitans’ is a rare single vineyard that can adorn its name to the label
  • Semi-carbonic vinification in cement
  • Aged in cement
  • Floral and fruity, the aromas of strawberry, peach, violet and spicy cinnamon are common.
Producer:
Vintage:
2019
Country:
France
Region:
Beaujolais
Appellation:
Saint-Amour
Variety:
Gamay
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Sustainable