Saint Amour

Saint Amour


Lying on siliceous clay, sandstone and rose-coloured granite gravel with quartz and manganese, Saint-Amour is the gateway between the Mâconnais and the Beaujolais crus. The style favours expression and fruit. Appellation size: 323 ha


Traditional vinification with controlled temperature.

Tasting note

The nose is dominated by black fruits, such as blackberry and blackcurrant, with peppery notes. The mouth is supple and round with silky and elegant tannins. A very nice finish, dominated by black fruits flavours.

Suggested food pairings

Red meat, chicken liver terrine, freshwater crayfish.

Serving temperature

Between 12 & 14°C

Press review

Saint-Amour 2020 - 91 pts - James Suckling 2022


Appellation Saint Amour - Cru du Beaujolais

Varietal 100 % Gamay

Estate vines 1 ha

Average Vine Age 50 years

Soil composition Siliceous clay

Pruning Gobelet

Harvest Manual

Density of Vines 8 000 vines/ha

Average yield 40-50 hl/ha

Press review

  • French press
  • International press

Saint-Amour 2018 - Médaille d'argent au Concours des Grands Vins du Beaujolais - Janvier 2020

Saint-Amour 2018 - James Suckling - 92 points

Lavender, hibiscus, wild-strawberry, raspberry and clove aromas. It's medium-bodied with sleek, succulent tannins. Wonderfully fresh with a pretty finish. Drink or hold.

Saint-Amour 2020 - 91 pts - James Suckling 2022

Brimming with black cherry fruit, this is a very attractive Beaujolais with a lovely combination of juicy fruit and ripeness, the subliminal tannins driving the long silky finish. Drink or hold.