Chateau de Fosse Seche, Eolithe, Saumur Rouge, France, 2017
Benedictine monks planted the first vines in Fosse-Sèche more than 800 years ago. In 1998, the Piré family, originally from Belgium but who most recently spent several decades making wine in Madagascar, purchased the 16 hectares of vines and medieval chateau. Today, the quality-minded estate is run by twins Guillaume and Adrien. Using only organic and biodynamic techniques, they believe in low yields, late harvesting and picking only top quality fruit. Under the watchful supervision of Guillaume in the cellar, Château de Fosse-Sèche produces wines that are elegant, beautifully balanced with high concentration and depth.
Château de Fosse-Sèche Eolithe Saumur Rouge is a red wine made mainly with Cabernet Franc plus a little Cabernet Sauvignon. It is produced by Château de Fosse-Sèche and belongs to the AOC Saumur Rouge. Grown on a stony Jurassic plateau of flint with gravel and some clay, but free of lime so that soil allows for deep root growth. Aged on the lees in old beer transportation tank for about 21 months. Offers a quintessential expression of the estate`s unique Jurassic terroir. Its bouquet contains notes of mint, minerals and smoke; on the palate, it`s full of vibrant red fruit, dusty tannins, and a pleasing mineral finish.
Why buy from us?
We personally select all our products to offer you the best quality and value we can find.
Great Deals. The more wine you buy the more you save.
Delivery. Free Delivery for orders over £90 to most of the UK. Single bottle from £5.95.
120 Day Money Back Guarantee. Our simple refund and returns policy.
Payment Security. We use the leading secure online payment provider, so your details and payments are always safe as they can be.
One hour delivery window. With our next day service.
Producers sometimes change their packaging and blends without informing us. If you are after a particular bottling or label design that is in the image please check with us before placing your order.