Clos Cristal – Hospices de Saumur / Cuvée Cristal Closed, 2015

By Côme Isambert - Cristal Closed

  • Appellation: AOP Saumur-Champigny
  • Region: Loire
  • Country: France
  • Colour: Red
  • Grape Varieties: Cabernet Franc
  • Soil type: Chalk, Sand
  • Vessel type: Wood - Old oak, Stainless Steel
  • Unfined.
  • Unfiltered.
  • Low sulphite.

Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

  • No temperature control.
  • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
  • Total Sulphites: 15 mg/L
  • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
  • Other Information:Blend from Cabernet franc fermented and aged in tank (2/3) and in 600 liters wooden barrels (1/3)., Bottled on the 9th of september 2016

About Côme Isambert - Cristal Closed

Loire, France

My philosophy is to produce wines and ciders reflecting the diversity and richness of the terroirs of the Loire Valley / Normandy and to promote through various cuvees the complementarity of cultivars: grapes as Chenin blanc, Cabernet franc, Grolleau noir, Grolleau gris, Gamay as well as apples, pears.

I work only with gravity and give the wines time to finish their natural processes without adding any additives.