Clos du Saut au Loup 2017 - Domaine Dozon



Nice balance between varietal and terroir!

40-year-old vines on a siliceous-clay hillside. Wine is made and aged for 12 months in a vat. Well-balanced wine in fruity terms with mellow tannins and beautifully full on the palate.

International Wine Challenge 2016 !

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16,81 € tax incl.

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Vintage 2017
Type of Viticulture Sustainable
Country France
Area Loire
Classification Chinon Aoc
Main grape variety Cabernet Franc
Blend detail Cabernet Franc 100%
Style Dry
Color Red
Vineyard Domaine Dozon
Alcohol Level 13°
Storage 10

The Soil

Sandy loam on flinty-clay soils, on the left bank of AOC Chinon.


Fermentation and maturing of wine (12 months) in concrete tanks.

Tasting Notes

Appearance : deep ruby color, Nose : notes of undergrowth and ripe red fruits, Palate : harmonious and fruity, this wine shows melted tannins and is long in the mouth.

Age of Vines

Plot selection of 40 years old vines.

Serving suggestions

Ideal temperature: 16-17 °C (61-62°F), Perfect pairing: Grilled lamb chops, roasted chicken, mild cheeses… Enjoy now and through 8 to 10 years.

Medals and awards

IWC 2016 – Commended Wine Winner.