Les Hauts de Bourreau

Les Hauts de Bourreau, a Saumur Champigny aged in eggs !

This red wine is made from old vines of Cabernet Franc that grow on the parcel of the same name on the Parnay plateau, in the Loire Valley.

Les Hauts de Bourreau 2018 is a unique, limited edition cuvee. It is the first Rocheville wine to be aged in Limoges stoneware eggs for almost two years in our troglodytic cellars.

Ceramic eggs of Rocheville for ageing the wineWhy age a red wine in an egg?

The originality of this ceramic container (one egg contains 200 litres of wine) lies in its ovoid shape, which causes the formation of a vortex and favours the natural micro-oxygenation of the wine.

Maturing Saumur Champigny in stoneware eggs brings finesse, elegance and a velvety texture. It highlights the aromas of the grape variety without the mark of wood.

Les Hauts de Bourreau 2018 will be a pleasure to drink with white meat in sauce (poultry fricassee with ceps), an assortment of cow’s milk cheeses (a Brie de Melun for example) and savoury pies, such as a chanterelle and trumpet of death pie.

It will also be superb with roast veal or Easter lamb.

This astonishing Saumur Champigny was produced in very small quantities: only 524 numbered bottles. To be drunk within two years, it is perfect to treat yourself right away!

6 bottles of Les Hauts de Bourreau 2018, Saumur Champigny from old vines aged in stoneware eggs

Grape variety : 100% Cabernet Franc

Vintage : 2018

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Delivery in France
A flat rate of 29€ applies to all orders of 6, 12, 18 or 24 bottles under 300€. It includes the preparation of your order in secure packaging and delivery to your home or to a relay point. It is offered from 300€ of purchase. Delivery is generally made within 5 working days.

Delivery in Europe
Shipping costs depend on the country of destination and the number of bottles. Please enter your address in our online shop to see the shipping costs for your order. Delivery in secure packaging, usually within 7 working days. For ordering more than 4 boxes (24 bottles), please call us on 0033 (0)2 41 38 10 00

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