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2018 Domaine Des Galmoises 'Secret du Caveau' Saumur-Champigny: Loire Valley, France

$17.00 $20.00

Tasting Notes

Compared to the 2017, the 2018 is young and punchy! The fruit on the nose is more forward with the traditional Cabernet Franc notes of cedar and graphite. It is structured with grippy tannins that a paired beautifully with red and dark berries. This Loire Valley red is looking to be tamed, and there is some room for this one to age for a bit. Pair this wine with some of your favorite light appetizers and enjoy a glass or two. Your palate will thank you!


Concours General Agricole de Paris - 2 Bronze medals, 2 silver medals and 1 Gold medal (Gold for the 2017)
Hachette Guide - 1 Star for the 2017

Winery Details

Domaine Des Galmoises has a family history of wine producers that has passed on their knowledge of wine and vines for over 5 generations. The recent wine maker of the family, Julien Pasquier, is stepping up to the plate and is quickly being noticed to be one of the most passionate wine producers in the area. His passion added with his thoroughness and knowledge of the grapes and the terroir are highlighted in his highly rated wines! Story has it, he insisted to his wife that they move closer to the winery so he could watch over his wine every single day. Les Galmoises, his specific parcel of Domaine Des Galmoises, comes from the first parcel his father purchased, which he purchased from his uncle.

Wine Summary

Winery/Producer: Domaine Des Galmoises – Julien Pasquier

Grape(s): 100% Cabernet Franc

Style: Red, dry

Origin: Chacé, Saumur-Champigny, Loire Valley, France

Vinification: The grapes are grown organically at the highest level to maintain biodiversity in the vineyards. The grapes are hand harvested.

Aging: Aged in stainless steel.

% ABV: 14.5%