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The Wines

100% Gamay (early 1990s) from granite, quite deep soils on plateau at Peyraud, a fresh zone, 67% destemmed, the 33% whole bunch rests above so some macération carbonique, 10 day vinification, pumping overs first 2-3 days to avoid acetate, vat raised 6 months, unfined, unfiltered, 10 mg SO2 at bottling, 3,300-3,600 b

2019 ()

(vat, bottling late March 2020) shiny red robe; red cherry, raspberry fruit lead an upbeat nose that is nice and direct, goes for it, has hints of herbs. The palate offers engaging, immediate fruit with pitter patter touches, is lightly floral towards the finish. This is toot toot, w.o.w. wine, solid V at €6.50 export. To end 2021 Feb 2020

2018 ()

(vat, bottling Apr 2019) fine red colour. Has a sweet-noted red fruit air, mild and quite open. The palate is lightweight, bears clear fruit, soft red fruits towards strawberry, mild tannins. It’s a bit pinched in the mid-palate. To 2021 Feb 2019

2017

(vat, bottling Apr 2018) bright red. Bubble gum, red fruits, raspberry show in an open manner on the nose, which has a little smoky darkness. The palate offers good, pure, enjoyable red fruit, lengthens well. It’s very fresh, easy to drink, bears a touch of soft gras on the finale. A good drink. 12.5°. €8. To 2020 Feb 2018