2018 Domaine du Petit Clocher Anjou Villages N° 26
The fourth generation now runs this classic domaine, founded in 1920, which continuously works on improving its wines. It is located in a sub-region of the Loire - the Coteax du Layon. The house is seen as one of the benchmarks within the region. The
The Chenin Blanc Vineyards are located in the heart of Anjou, between Cholet, Saumur and Angers on a soil of limestone and clay with slate. Domaine du Petit Clocher works with great respect for nature, certified by and according to the rules of the HVE (Haute Valeur Environnementale).
The Anjou Villages N° 26 comes from the AOC Anjou Villages. The vineyards are located in the heart of Anjou, between Cholet, Saumur and Angers on a calcareous soil with microdiorite (magmatic). The Anjou Villages N° 26 is a 100% Cabernet Sauvignon. After maceration and fermentation in stainless steel, the wine is aged for 16 months in new French oak barriques. This red Loire is powerful, dry, and complex. It has a powerful nose, of infused red and black fruit with aromas of oak barrel, leather and freshly ground coffee.
on the palate it has a firm attack of red and black fruit, full mouthfeel, firm but ripe tannins and a long, powerful finish. Delicious with game dishes, red meat and mature hard cheeses.
The fourth generation now runs this classic domaine, founded in 1920, which continuously works on improving its wines. It is located in Clere du Layon. The wines of Domaine du Petit Clocher are mature wines for the appellation. Domaine du Petit Clocher is the benchmark within the appellation Coteaux du Layon located in the Anjou region, along the River Layon, a tributary of the Loire. Petit Clocher is especially famous for its Chenin Blanc wines.
|Type of Wine||Red|
|Winery||Domaine du Petit Clocher|
|Drinking as of||2022|
|Tasting Profiles||Complex, Dry, Aged on wood, Powerful, Red fruit, Tannines, Full|
|Drink moments||Indruk maken, Lekker luxe, Open haard|