2021 Herve Villemade Cheverny Rouge Loire, France

2021 Herve Villemade Cheverny Rouge Loire, France


Grapes: 60% Pinot Noir 40% Gamay

Farming: Organic (certified)

Age of vines: 10 to 25 years old


The grapes here come from the estate's youngest vines and are a mix of the three terroirs Hervé cultivates: sand and flint, clay and flint/silex and deep silt.

The grapes are macerated, 80% whole-cluster, 20% destemmed, for 15 to 20 days. It is fermented and aged in concrete and wooden tronconic vats from 30 to 50hl in size. No pump-overs, pigeage, rackings or filtration.1 to 1.5 grams of S02 is added at bottling.



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