Project Description

Famille Lieubeau - Cabernet Franc

The Classics

Cabernet Franc

Famille Lieubeau - Vigneron Indepependant
AppellationIGP Val de Loire
Grape varietyCabernet Franc
Vineyard10-year-old vines in a south-facing vineyard. Vineyard with grass cover. Trellising and deleafing of vines.
Winemaking & AgeingDestemming, crushing, and pre-fermentation cold maceration for five days, followed by traditional maceration for 20 days in vats. Extraction by pumping over and de-vatting at the start of fermentation. Blending of free-run and press wine. Aged 12 months, partly in oak.
Food-wine pairingsRed meats, charcuterie, cheese.

As a tribute to Joseph Gregoire, the first Lieubeau, who was left abandoned as an orphan in the porch of the hospital in Nantes in 1816, our emblem is a child wearing a hat, a symbol of family history and nature. This range of fresh, fruity and elegant varietals illustrates the beautiful diversity of the Loire Valley. This is a fruity, no-fuss wine with red fruit and paprika notes and melted tannins.