Claire & Florent Bejon

Chinon, Loire

Pain Perdu

2020

From a small parcel of Cabernet Franc in the village of Beaumont en Véron on the right bank of the Vienne. The vines here are forty years old and planted on a slope where the limestone bedrock is covered with sand. The grapes were fermented as whole bunches in cuve for a couple of weeks before being pressed to a combination of vats, old barrels and amphorae for a short élevage. This is the most open and fruit forward of these releases, with plush red fruits, a gentle spice and a pleasant herbaceous character to the finish.

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