Region: Beaujolais Grape: Gamay Soil: Old alluvium stony soil & very deep altered granit
Lieu-dit - Climat:Les Forchets, Montmerond, Les Bulliats, elevation 350m
Average Age of Vines: 45-80 years
Area: 3 ha Farming: In conversion to organic Harvest:Hand-harvested Winemaking: Gravity flow, indigenous yeasts, no additives, carbonic maceration (whole bunch) for 8-15 days, manual devatting, very soft horizontal over a day Ageing: 80 % in old Burgundy oak barrels (8 years and older) and 20 % in cement epoxy tank for 7 months on fine lies without additives assembled for 1 month Fining:None Filtration:None Added S02: 10 mg/l to 20mg/l
A complex nose carried at the same time by black fruits, and by notes of spices (clove), undergrowth, leather, a touch of violet… Fleshy and equally complex palate, delicate structure on very fine tannins. It is racy and digestible at the same time.