Maison Colin Seguin - Saint-Amour

Maison Colin Seguin Saint-Amour

3.5
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(Average of the reviews for all vintages combined and from several consumer review sources)
Tasters generally liked this wine.
The Saint-Amour of Maison Colin Seguin is a red wine from the region of Saint-Amour of Beaujolais.
In the mouth this red wine is a with a nice freshness.
This wine generally goes well with pork, poultry or veal.

Taste structure of the Saint-Amour from the Maison Colin Seguin

Light
Bold
Smooth
Tannic
Dry
Sweet
Soft
Acidic

In the mouth the Saint-Amour of Maison Colin Seguin in the region of Beaujolais is a with a nice freshness.

Details and technical informations about Maison Colin Seguin's Saint-Amour.

Grape varieties
Region/Great wine region
Great wine region
Country
Style of wine
Allergens
Contains sulfites

Discover the grape variety: Gamay noir

Gamay is a Burgundian grape variety that has existed since the 14th century. For fear of competition with the pinot noir of Burgundy, gamay was finally uprooted and planted in the Beaujolais region, from Mâcon to Lyon. These siliceous and granitic soils suit it perfectly, and it gives its best here. But it is also planted all over France, such as in Lorraine, in the Loire Valley, in Bugey, in Savoie and in Auvergne. Gamay is early and very productive and needs to be limited so that quality prevails over quantity. Short winter pruning of the shoots and high density of vines per hectare are the methods that allow it to produce very fruity, fresh and greedy red wines. Gamay is also very popular in red wine futures, and produces wines from the Beaujolais region with very interesting character and ageing potential. The AOCs Crémant-de-Bourgogne, Mâcon, Anjou, Touraine, Rosé de vallée de la Loire, Côtes-d'Auvergne, Saint-Pourçain, Bugey, Gaillac, Côtes du Luberon... and many vins de pays are proud of it. Today, about 36,000 hectares of Gamay are cultivated in France, including 22,000 hectares in Beaujolais.

Last vintages of this wine

Saint-Amour - 2016
In the top 100 of of Saint-Amour wines
Average rating: 3.5 1 1 1 0.5 0

The best vintages of Saint-Amour from Maison Colin Seguin are 2016

Informations about the Maison Colin Seguin

The winery offers 154 different wines.
Its wines get an average rating of 3.6.
It is in the top 15 of the best estates in the region
It is located in Saint-Amour in the region of Beaujolais

The Maison Colin Seguin is one of of the world's great estates. It offers 99 wines for sale in the of Saint-Amour to come and discover on site or to buy online.

Top wine Beaujolais
In the top 70000 of of France wines
In the top 20000 of of Saint-Amour wines
In the top 150000 of red wines
In the top 250000 wines of the world

The wine region of Saint-Amour

Saint-Amour is the Northernmost of the ten Beaujolais crus, located just South of the Mâcon appellations of Pouilly-Fuisse and Saint-Véran. Saint-Amour wines are among the lightest of the Beaujolais crus, often displaying Spicy berry and stone fruit characters with a marked minerality. Just under 800 acres (320 ha) are planted with the Gamay Grape variety on the south and east facing hillsides on the western banks of the Saône River, and make up the Saint-Amour appellation's wine growing area. While most of the ten Beaujolais crus were created in the 1930s, Saint-Amour was only officially delimited as a cru in February 1946.


The wine region of Beaujolais

Beaujolais is an important wine region in eastern France, famous for its vibrant, Fruity red wines made from Gamay. It is located immediately South of Burgundy, of which it is sometimes considered a Part, although it is in the administrative region of Rhône. The extensive plantings of Gamay in this region make Beaujolais one of the few regions in the world that is so concentrated on a single Grape variety. Pinot Noir is used in small quantities in red and rosé wines, but in the name of regional identity, it is being phased out and will only be allowed until the 2015 harvest.

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The word of the wine: Dried

Said of a worn out red wine lacking flesh and volume.

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