François Saint-Lô
Les Palennes, 2017


Grower: François Saint-Lô
Region: Loire Valley, Saumur, France
Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc
Viticulture: Uncertified Organic
Size: 75cl bottle

2017 saw a different approach to the vinification of Les Palennes, this time with a 50/50 split of destemmed and whole bunch fruit. The result is a wine of great complexity and concentration, with layers of herbs nestled between dark, brooding purple fruit. A wonderfully haunting expression of cabernet franc.


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