The appellation of Cheverny extends along the left bank of the Loire from Sologne to the outskirts of Orleans. Its symbol is the castle of Cheverny, built in the style of Louis X111. Domaine Salvard has been in the Delaille family since the 1890's, the latest generation expertly managing their 30 hectares with a programme of conscientious (a.k.a.semi-organic) vineyard management. This is a juicy blend of Gamay and Pinot Noir and has bags of cherry aromas and flavours. Designed to be drunk young and great with a plate of charcuterie.
A bright garnet-red in the glass. Scents of red cherries, cloves and earth. Fresh and lively on the palate. Flavours of strawberry and liquorice dominate. Great acidity and well balanced tannins leading to a crisp finish. Cherries all the way! Try with guinea fowl with savoy cabbage, prunes and Madeira sauce, rabbit with mustard and cream or a slice of Camemebert cheese.