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Domaine de la Cave Lamartine Saint-Amour Verse l’Eglise
Product Description

1- Characteristics of the Production:

  • Grape variety: black gamay with white juice
  • Age of the vineyard: 50 years
  • surface: 7 Ha
  • Exposure: South
  • Soil: clay and chalky


  • Manual grape-picking
  • The whole grapes are gathered in vats (no crushing, no destemming).
  • Controlled temperature
  • 8-day-fermentation


  • Maturing in stainless steel tanks (10% in oak barrels)
  • Racking
  • Filtration
  • Bottling in spring

4-Characteristics of the Wine:

  • Visual aspect: bright red, vivid
  • Nose: spicy, mineral touch, kirsch, flinty smell
  • Tasting: supple and fresh, harmonious, acidity, tannin, rounded
  • Main characteristic: supple and well-balanced
  • Ageing: 1 to 5 years
  • Temperature: 15°C
  • To be served with veal and goat cheese

Paul SPAY, the Mayor of Saint Amour, is one of the most important producers.

The main part of the familial estate, spread over 13 hectares, circles the old village of Saint Amour.

Saint Amour, the wine that has a charming name, is the northern cru of the Beaujolais.

This small appellation is spread over 280 hectares and grows on calcareous soil. The latter gives the wine a mineral taste that goes well with the Gamay.

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