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Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil La Source

Yannick Amirault

Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil La Source Bottle
Appellation
Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil
Variety
Cabernet Franc
Age of Vines
30-35
Farming
Certified Organic (AB)
Soil
Sand, gravel
Altitude
50 meters
Fermentation
Hand harvested in successive passes, destemmed, fermentation in oak vats, 3-4 week maceration
Aging
7-10 months in oak vats

Overview

La Source comes from several plots of vines totaling 3.5-hectares, averaging 35 years old, and all planted on sandy and gravel soils. A classically styled Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil, La Source is vibrant, open-knit, and floral.

Loire, France
  • Location
    Loire, France
  • Appellation
    Saint Nicolas de Bourgueil
  • Proprietor
    Yannick Amirault
  • Winemaker
    Yannick & Benoît Amirault
  • Size / Elevation
    20 hectares / 50 meters
  • Portfolio
    Jon-David Headrick Selections