Jean-Christophe Garnier - 2020 Les Nouettes

2020 Les Nouettes

Grolleau, Pineau d’Aunis
Loire Valley, France

Jean Christophe worked for many years as a sommelier, before becoming totally enraptured by the world of “living” wines, wines that spoke of the land and the fruit unaltered by chemicals or machinery. He staigiered with the inimitable Marc Angeli of the Loire and in the Banyuls with the Parce family, before finding his own plot of land in the Saint-Lambert-du-Lattay of the Loire Valley. Studded with natural wine stars (Jerome Lambert, Olivier Cousin) he makes wines that are almost ethereal, from Grolleau, Gamay, Pineau d’Aunis and of course, Chenin and Cabernet Franc. This red blend is built for the bistro or vin de soif, dainty acid with bruised walnut, red delicious apple, cherry ripe. Serve after twenty minutes in the fridge.