[ CHATEAU DE TIGNE Vins Gérard Depardieu ]

Anjou Rouge AOC "cuvée Cyrano"

Grape variety : Cabernet franc 80% - Cabernet sauvignon 20%

Exposure : Vineyard exposed on southwest slopes

Age of vineyards : The age of the vines on the plot of land which produces this wine is 45 years

Density of planting : 5000 vines per hectare Pruning : « simple guyot » pruning

Farming mode : Fertilizer is not used and instead the ground is worked to have the best expression of this soil rich in marine fossils (faluns).Yield of 22 hectolitres per hectare.Leaf reduction in July to bathe the grapes in sun.

Winemaking type : Alcoholic and malo-lactic fermentation in stainless steel tank under controlled temperature of 28 degrés. Maceration lasts 28 days.

Maturing type : 24 months in oak barrels, followed by maturing in bottle in our subterranean ageing-cellar until judged ready. This vintage ischaracterized by an exceptional concentration and we think it will be necessary to be in bottle for 10 years or more.

Drinking suggestions : Decant absolutely. This wine is ideal with red meat or game, as well as strong and aged cheeses.