Cru Beaujolais with crunchy black plummy fruit, plus fun whiffs of cumin and violet.
|Article number:||Cru Beaujolais with crunchy black plummy fruit, plus fun whiffs of cumin and violet.|
Grape variety: Gamay
Region: Beaujolais, France
Average Vine Age: 40-60 years
Farming practices: Organic and regenerative agricultural methods, incorporating agroecology. Hand-harvested estate fruit.
Vinification: Eight days of whole-cluster, semi-carbonic maceration is followed by a very gentle and slow pressing using the château’s old, wooden vertical press. The
must is transferred into temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks, where fermentation continues with native yeasts.
Aging: Eight months in 50-year-old foudres before being bottled unfined and unfiltered. A very small amount of sulfur is used at bottling.