RODUCER: Jean-Claude Lapalu
GRAPE VARIETIES: Gamay
SOILS: Granitic soils
FARMING: Sourced from 50+ year old vines in the neighboring Cru of Brouilly. Southwest exposition. Ecocertified (organic), in biodynamic conversion.
WINEMAKING: Grapes are chilled for 1 day, then into tank for carbonic maceration/fermentation for 12-14 days with indigenous yeasts. Aged 5-6 months in tank, no fining, and no filtration (except the last 10% of the tank). 10-15 mg SO2 at bottling
TASTING NOTES: Dark ruby colour. Aromas of black fruits, cherries, with hints of dark chocolate. Elegant and generous with some mineral notes. Real depth and elegance, backed by good structure.
FOOD PAIRING: Roasted pork belly, Chorizo, spicy thai & chinese dishes
STYLE: Fresh & Juicy