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Anjou Villages Brissac (AOC) "La Croix de Mission" 2021 VIN BIO

TASTING NOTES (by Didier Coutenceau - Oenologist):

Appearance: Beautiful deep garnet robe.

Nose: Generous and inviting with complex aromas of ripe black and red fruits, delicately smoky with hints of licorice.

Palate: Smooth, full-bodied, and voluptuous, displaying a generous aromatic amplitude balanced by a structured and dynamic framework.

Finish: Superbly expressive, lively, and captivating.


Region: Loire - Coteaux de l'Aubance Zone.

Climate: South exposure.

Soil: Ochre rusty shale schists from the Ordovician period.

Grape Variety: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Cabernet Franc.

Average Age of Vines: 25 years.

Yield: 45 hl/ha.

Weeding: Mechanical.


Harvest: Manual for vines over 40 years old. Machine for younger vines (Sorting of the harvest at the cellar).

Vinification: Destemmed and crushed grapes, 20-day maceration.

Ageing: In stainless steel tanks for one year.


The Anjou Villages Brissac "Croix de Mission" from Domaine des Rochelles pairs perfectly with: Grilled meats, game birds. Cheeses. Serving Temperature: 15°C (decanting is recommended).


This wine will gracefully evolve over 2 to 10 years but can also be enjoyed immediately.