Domaine des Sables Verts ("green sands") is a relatively new project owned and run by a young couple, Caroline Meurée and her husband, Hervé Maligne. Thierry Germain is a neighbor.
sourced from 4 vineyards: “Les Dares”, “Bonneveaux” “Perruchers” & “Le Bourg” with deep clay-limestone soil, green sands, and tufa.
glouglou = easy drinking, chillable version of Cab Franc. Dark forest berries, tobacco leaf, cassis, potting soil, fresh lip-smacking acidity, soft tannins.
region: Saumur, Loire, France
varietal: Cabernet France
style: chillable red
farming/cellar: practicing organic, certified HVE, hand harvested, ambient yeast fermentation in steel vats, brief 3 day maceration, Aged in vats for 5 months then bottled with only a few grams of SO2 added, unfined