Domain description :
The field Closiers Parnay is located in the heart of the Saumur Champigny appellation. The Closiers winemakers were working in confined vines and who lived in cave dwellings at the foot of the hill. ? The estate covers 15 hectares on a clay-limestone. The vines are 35 years of average age. About 95% of the vineyard is planted with Cabernet Franc to produce rich and fine wines in AOC Saumur Champigny. We also have a few plots of Chenin used in the production of AOC Saumur. To understand the character of our wines, we must climb to the top of a limestone cliff overlooking the Loire. Asked on the hillside plots of field express the richness and nobility of the terroir of Saumur Champigny.
Description of the appellation :
The appellation Saumur-Champigny is in the Maine-et-Loire. The vines are based on limestone slopes located around Saumur on the left bank of the Loire. The designation provides meaty red wines, elegant and dense, with soft tannins and intense. The vineyard extends over 9 towns and consists of Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Description of the region :
The vineyards of the Loire Valley, the Loire Valley vineyard Loire or according to preferences, brings together many wine regions. The wines produced in these regions are sweet white wines, dry, semi-dry or sweet; light red wines; rosés and sparkling wines more. The vineyards are located along the Loire and its tributaries, covering 70,000 hectares. They are spread over several areas of production: Anjou, the Nantes region, the Center and Touraine. The varieties present in the Loire Valley region are: Grolleau, Pineau d'Aunis, Cabernet Franc, Pinot Noir and côt for red and rosé wines; melon, Sauvignon, Chenin Blanc and the Chardonnay for white.