*3R* 2017 Clos Rougeard Saumur-Champigny (Loire Valley, FR)

Weight: 3R

Varietal: Cabernet Franc

Region: Loire Valley, France


This Cabernet Franc exhibits a more robust and primal character. It features well-rounded shoulders and intricately structured tannins, likely influenced by the clay topsoil in the vineyard. This wine delivers an intense experience, showcasing early hints of smoky bacon notes reminiscent of its youth in the barrel. You'll also find traces of mocha and a captivating fragrance that lingers in the air, evoking the ambiance of an Indian garden, with delicate accents of bergamot and tea leaves. Overall, this wine boasts a commanding and purposeful presence.