Chinon Rouge ‘Coteaux’

Nicolas Gonnin – Vignoble du RAB

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Type

Red Wine

Appellation

Chinon

Variety

Cabernet Franc

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Viticulture
Soil type

Clay soils

Vine age70 years old
PruningGuyot Poussard style.
Vinification

Harvested in a week at the end of September, the grapes were placed in a fiberglass tank for 30 days of maceration. Alcoholic fermentation lasted for 10 days. No punchdowns, 4 pump-overs.

ElevageThe wine (60% free-run juice, 40% pressed juice) is aged in fiberglass tanks (50%) and oak barrels (50%) for 10 months.