Saint-Amour

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Surface: 318 hectares

Production in 2018: 17 402 hectolitres / approx. 2 million bottles

Soils: The soils are of an enormous diversity, including not only ancient alluvial clay and flinty clay but also granite, slate and even limestone rock. The altitude is between 240 and 320 metres with moderate inclines.

Attribu
tes: Vivacity, refinement and balance, capturing all the fruit characters of Gamay

Aspect
: Clear ruby red

Nose: Kirsch, spices, peony, iris, raspberry, violet

Palate: Lively with good balance; fruity and floral

Characteristics: AOC Saint-Amour is situated in the commune of the same name in the department of Saone-et-Loire. Its heterogeneous soils of granite, slate and
clay give rise to two types of wine – light and gourmand with aromas of iris and violet, and often raspberry, but also powerful and complex with aromas of kirsch and spice.

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