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2012 Cave de Saumur 'Cabernet de Saumur' Reserve des Vignerons Rose, Loire, France

NV   2012
Wine Notes

Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $8

Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon are two of the key grape varieties (along with Merlot) used in the red wines of Bordeaux. The combined blend of the two has been so successful that it has been adopted in wine regions the world over.

Typically Cabernet Sauvignon is the dominant member in this blend, and provides both structure (acidic and tannic) and aromatic complexity (cassis, cedar, tobacco). The Cabernet Franc component brings a lifted, slightly more floral aroma, and a hint of spice on the palate. Exceptions to this rule of Cabernet Sauvignon dominance are most likely to be found in the ... more

Region Hierarchy
  • Cabernet de Saumur wine region

    Cabernet de Saumur is the only rose-specific appellation of Saumur, a town and eponymous district in the central Loire Valley wine region of France. Created in 1964, the title represents an output of just 4600hL per year. Cabernet Franc must constitute at least 85% of any Cabernet de Saumur wine, complemented by an optional (and only occasionally used) 15% of Cabernet Sauvignon and/or ... more

  • Anjou wine region

    Anjou is the winegrowing district around the French city of Angers, in the western Loire Valley. Stylistically diverse, it produces red, white and rosé wines in a range of styles: dry, sweet, still and sparkling. The wines of the district's generic Anjou appellation are not particularly well known or prestigious, but they are complemented by the fragrant Cabernet Franc of ... more

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