Domaine Saint Cyr - 2020 AOC Moulin à Vent ‘Les P'tits Bois’

2020 AOC Moulin à Vent ‘Les P'tits Bois’

Variety
Gamay
Region
Beaujolais, France
Volume
750ml

Beaujolais - yay! Pouring crimson, rose, pepper and bay leaf. Plenty of forest berries and sugar violets too. Quintessential Moulin depth with gritty tannin and dark fruit. This is hand harvested Gamay from 30 year old vines planted to silty granite soils. 15 days cold carbonic maceration, then 50% aged in old barrels and 50% in concrete tank for 10 months. Raphaël is a 4th generation winemaker in Beaujolais, now looking after some gorgeous sites with older vines planted by his great grandfa...Read More...

Beaujolais - yay! Pouring crimson, rose, pepper and bay leaf. Plenty of forest berries and sugar violets too. Quintessential Moulin depth with gritty tannin and dark fruit. This is hand harvested Gamay from 30 year old vines planted to silty granite soils. 15 days cold carbonic maceration, then 50% aged in old barrels and 50% in concrete tank for 10 months. Raphaël is a 4th generation winemaker in Beaujolais, now looking after some gorgeous sites with older vines planted by his great grandfather. The wines in their youth and magnetic - fun and approachable but not without complexity. The wines from the more prestigious sites are age worthy and definitely conversation starters. 

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