Domaine Jean Yves Peron - 2018 La Maison Rouge Rose MAGNUM
After studying winemaking in Bordeaux in the late '90s and then working for Thierry Allemand in Cornas and Bruno Schuller in Alsace, Jean-Yves Péron has become a cult natural winemaker. Born, bred and based in Savoie, Jean-Yves is patiently reviving ancient, forgotten vineyards in the French Alps. He tends his vineyards biodynamically, working across several micro-parcels containing Mondeuse, Jacquere, Altesse, and Roussanne. His vines are over a century old, and the schist-covered vineyards slope very steeply – hand-harvesting is basically mountain climbing! Fruit is all fermented naturally with no additives, expressing truthfully the amazing ancient Alpine terroir.
This rare-as-hen's-teeth 'La Maison Rouge' maggie is a blend of Mondeusse and Gamay which underwent a short five-day maceration before being pressed and transferred to neutral oak for 12 months. An ultra delicate and pristine rosé that glistens with pretty red berries and refreshing minerality. Light and celestial, yet grounded and complex.
Variety Mondeuse, Gamay || Region Savoie, France || ABV 11.5% || Vol 1500ml