Region: Loire Valley, FRA
Variety: Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon.
Cedric Garreau makes tiny amounts of exceptional Loire Valley natural wine in a renovated stone building across from his home at the edge of the vineyards. All of his vineyards are certified organic, and winemaking is precise, but with a laissez-faire attitude. with old fashioned equipment, and a traditional approach, Cedric is making some of the best wines in the Loire Valley.
The fruit was de-stemmed and macerated for three weeks, the varieties kept separate until blending prior to bottling. 10 months elevage in both old and 2-year-old barrels.
Inky sexy Cabernet Franc Cabernet Sauvignon blend from avante guard producer Cedric Garreau. Black and blue fruits, blackberry compote supported by fine long silken tannins. Herbaceous and menthol fresh. It perfectly accompanied dinner with friends, corned beef with all the trimmings and a lot of laughter.