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Château de Saint-Amour 2019


The 2019 Chateau Saint-Amour presents a brilliant garnet color, with delicate aromas of red and black fruits like cherry, and floral notes, reminiscent of roses. It is pleasantly rich and structured, with silky and unctuous tannins and a persistent finish.

Wine Facts

Winemaker Notes
The southwest-facing vineyards of the Estate include 49.4 acres, where most of the vineyards are more than 20 years old and trellised in the traditional Goblet style. Harvest is conducted manually, in whole bunches. Semi-carbonic maceration and malolactic fermentation take place in temperature-controlled stainless-steel vats. The wine sees no oak.

Interesting Fact
Saint-Amour is the northernmost Beaujolais Cru, and the smallest. The “romance” of wine is especially pronounced in this region by virtue of its name. The Siraudin family owns the Estate.

Serving Hints

This wine is a great match for rich foods, such as filet mignon, beef bourguignon poultry with mushrooms, and aged cheeses

Producer: Chateau de Saint-Amou
Region: A.O.C. Saint-Amour
Country: France
Wine Composition: 100% Gamay
Alcohol: 14%
Total Acidity: 5.81 G/L
Residual Sugar: 1.4 G/L
pH: 3.37

Press Highlights

2019: 91 Pts - James Suckling, Apr 2021
2018: 92-93 Pts - James Suckling, Feb 2019
2017: 91 Pts - ‘Editor’s Choice’ - Wine Enthusiast, Mar 2019
2017: 90 Pts - Wine Advocate, Sept 2018
2017: 90 Pts - James Suckling, Dec 2018
2016: 90 Pts - James Suckling, Feb 2018
2015: 92 Pts - James Suckling, Feb 2017
2015: 90 Pts - Vinous, Jan 2017
2015: 90 Pts - Wine & Spirits, Oct 2016

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