Domaine de Rocfontaine Cuvée Tradition Saumur Champigny
Saumur Champigny, Loire Valley, France
Past vintages: 2009 |
Cave des Vignerons de Saumur
Known since the Gallo-Roman, the Cave de Saumur has seen its reputation prove itself over the centuries. Over time, man carried their experience down the the Loire river and spread their know-how from one country to another and from each era to the next. From the late eleventh century, the Loire is was frequented traveled by merchant ships who discovered Anjou and Saumur. Under the influence of the Plantagenets, the wines of Saumur were shipped to the English court where these products were highly appreciated. Then the Dutch up the Loire, rediscovered the wines of Saumur and revive this lucrative market.