Claire & Florent Bejon

Chinon, Loire

Les Bournais


From a remote, one hectare parcel of Cabernet Franc planted over heavy clay and limestone in Ligré, where the vines are fifty years old. This spent two months macerating as whole bunches before being pressed to terracotta amphorae for a year of élevage. Heady with red berries and woodsy notes, there is a fullness and sweetness to the tannins here that is incredibly appealing, whilst a tightrope balance suggests a long life ahead.

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