Domaine Lavigne "Les Aieules" Saumur Champigny Red 2020

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Alcohol: 14.4%

Grape(s): Cabernet Franc

Localization: Saumur, Loire, France

Tasting Notes: Great aromatic richness, ripe and black fruits. Round, ample palate supported by silky tannins and sustainably prolonging its expression.

Food Pairing: white and red meats and of course cheeses.

The Domain: Domaine Lavigne is in the commune of Varrains, just outside of the town of Saumur. There is a palm tree right inside the walls of the Domaine, which tells you the climate is temperate. Domaine Lavigne is a family effort going on its 3rd generation. What started as a mixed agricultural farm with some livestock and asparagus, gave way to vines. Under the direction of Gilbert Lavigne, the vines prevailed. Pascale Levine inherited the Domaine from her father, Gilbert. Since 2009, the Domaine under the care of Pascale and her husband, Antoine Veron.