Olga Raffault Chinon "Les Picasses" 2009
In the beautiful country of Véron, cradled between the Loire and the Vienne, the Olga Raffault estate has Opassed on its know-how of making its Chinon wines for four generations! Olga Raffault has dedicated all her life to these landscapes that she loved so much and always knew how to share her love of wine!
Today, Olga's granddaughter, Sylvie Raffault and her husband Eric de la Vigerie have taken over and intend to maintain the good recipes of the past, a real family patrimony, by combining modernity and tradition with the efficiency of a always attentive to the requirements of a national and international clientele.
Les Picasses draw from the limestone a very structured structure offering them a very large capacity of guard of at least 15 years and much more according to the vintage and the conditions of evolution.
A partial aging in total in tuns from 30hl to 50hl over a period of 12 to 24 months depending on the vintage will allow the wine to refine its powerful tannins, support of a superb aromatic complexity.
Capricious in their youth, Picasses reached their optimum of phenolic maturity reveal over time a fine endive bouquet of black berries with notes of cocoa, licorice and spice coated with its dense and vinous material.