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.
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.
Between 12 & 14°C
Saint-Amour 2020 - 91 pts - James Suckling 2022