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Grape Varieties100% Cabernet Franc
- 86 Points
DescriptionRemy Pannier has been identified with premium quality Loire Valley wines since 1885, when it was founded by Francois Remy. In 1956, Remy Pannier decided to partner with Maison Ackerman, the pioneer of Loire sparkling wine production. Ackerman then passed the company down to his son, Louis Ackerman, who kept the tradition of fine winemaking in the family for generations.Over the years, Remy Pannier has developed strong working relationships with over 800 growers throughout the Loire Valley. Working closely with these affiliated growers, Remy Pannier provides advice on the latest viticultural practices to ensure production of the finest quality grapes.Remy Pannier has built three state-of-the-art wineries in the premier Loire Valley wine districts of Anjou, Touraine and the Pays Nantais where all their Loire Valley wines are vinified. Remy Panniers attractive packaging reflects over a century of tradition and experience in Loire Valley winemaking.
VinificationThe grapes start their maceration after passing through a destemmer. Fermentation lasts from 15 to 30 days in stainless steel tanks with regular remontage (punching of the cap). Malolactic fermentation follows. The wine is aged 7 to 12 months.
ColorIntense ruby to deep purple color
NoseDistinctive aromas of violets and black fruit
PalateSilky, elegant and refined, with soft, fruity, pleasing notes of raspberries and spice; medium-bodied
AnalysisAlcohol: 12 %
Serving SuggestionsThis Chinon is delicious with white meat, grilled red meat, turkey and a range of hard cheeses such as cheddar, swiss and gouda.