Rouge de schiste - 2018




PDO (AOC) Anjou Brissac

Vintage year



Rock of greenish-grey shale and alteration of green to purple shale.

Grape varieties

Cabernet franc, Cabernet sauvignon.

Growing method

Our vines are cultivated in a traditional and selective manner. Soil maintenance is done mechanically without chemical weeding and our vines are protected using preparations made from natural products.


Light pressing, short maceration, with a majority of whole bunches, aged for 18 months in stainless steel tanks, unfiltered.


Very low sulphur level: total 25 mg/L (EU standards < 200 mg/L and organic wine < 150 mg/L)
Alcohol: 14.59%.

Tasting notes

The spirit of this cuvée was to make an Anjou Brissac, with a new style, to celebrate the new name of the appellation!
The nose suggests ripe Cabernet Franc and Sauvignon. On the palate, we appreciate the supple tannins and a nice balance. After the very marked notes of red and black fruits, the finish gives a real sensation of freshness.


Our favourite deal: simply on red meat.
This wine is alive. A slight pearl being present at the opening, a decanter may be appropriate for the first two years.
Serve at 13°C to taste between 16 and 17°C.
Cellaring: 5 years and more.

Level of sweetness is Dry

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