Bourgogne - Beaujolais - Juliénas
Oeil : Dark red in hue
Nez : This wine reveals a deep bouquet. Its nose is complex, with dark fruits, tobacco and liquorice, typical aromas of its terroir.
Bouche : The impression on the palate unveils the numerous qualities of this wine. It is powerful, with tannins softened by its long aging and perfectly balanced, with a touch of freshness most welcome in this solar vintage. The aromas are particularly long-lasting on the palate, indicator of an exceptional wine.
Les conseils du Sommelier : Serve between 15° and 16°C on feathered game, a braised lamb shoulder or duck confit. It will also be very pleasant with soft cheese. To drink as from 2018, it will reach its peak around 2030
Cépage(s) : Gamay
Sol : Stony from ancient alluvium on claygranite bedrock
Vinification : Partly destemmed grapes macerated for 26 days with temperature maintained around 30°C. No fining, light filtration
Elevage : Aging during 12 months, one half in big barrels (demimuid) and the other in tanks.