Matassa - 2021 Romanissa

2021 Romanissa

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Variety
Grenache
Region
Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Volume
750ml

A lip smacking Grenache. Known locally as lledoner pelut or hairy grenache due to its soft furry leaves. Haha hairy Grenache is quite a visual. Like a grape with a toupee. Hirsute. Red and black fruits, a little rosemary thrown in there. Miam. Tom Lubbe of Matassa, is a true example of a winemaker who has “returned to the earth”, allowing the vines to speak for themselves, focussed on capturing place. He is a kind, patient and nurturing person with an incredible view of the world. His sensib...Read More...

A lip smacking Grenache. Known locally as lledoner pelut or hairy grenache due to its soft furry leaves. Haha hairy Grenache is quite a visual. Like a grape with a toupee. Hirsute. Red and black fruits, a little rosemary thrown in there. Miam. Tom Lubbe of Matassa, is a true example of a winemaker who has “returned to the earth”, allowing the vines to speak for themselves, focussed on capturing place. He is a kind, patient and nurturing person with an incredible view of the world. His sensibility and personality has not only brought us these special wines, but inspired others around the globe to practise his ways in their own vineyards. A kiwi,but growing up in South Africa, he finally settled in the Languedoc, growing a myriad of local varieties biodynamically, and vinifying them into a stunning array of aromatically charged wines. 

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