Saint Amour

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Saint Amour

Description

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

Winemaking

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 2017 - Concours International du Gamay - Janvier 2019 - Médaille d'argent

Saint-Amour 2017 - Wine Spectator - USA - February 2019 - 91/100

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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 2017 - Concours International du Gamay - Janvier 2019 - Médaille d'argent


Saint-Amour 2016 - James Suckling - USA - March 2018 - 92/100


Saint-Amour 2017 - Wine Spectator - USA - February 2019 - 91/100


Saint-Amour 2015 - James Suckling - USA - February 2017 - 90/100


Saint-Amour 2015 - Jancis Robinson - UK - January 2017 - 16.5/20


Saint-Amour 2015 - Wine Enthusiast - USA - May 2017 - 87/100