Gamay Noir à jus blanc.
Colour: strong ruby.
Nose: soft fruits of forest aromas.
Palate: well-balance between the wine itself and aromatic abundance.
To be served between 14° and 16°C. (57-60°F.).
Our Beaujolais-Villages Vieilles Vignes marries well with fish in sauce, red meat and goat cheeses.
This wine is ready to drink or can age 2 years or more.
The selected plots of vines spread over slopes and plateaux of the commune of Montmelas, Saint-Etienne la Varenne, Lantignié and Blacé in Beaujolais. The plots are situated at an altitude of 300 metres.
The vines of more than 40 years in age, some going up to 80 years, contribute to the richness and complexity of the aromas.
Wine making: traditional with semi-carbonic fermentation.
Ageing: in vats.
The grapes are handpicked and then sorted and vatted in whole bunches. They are then blended to obtain better concentration. After they are vinified with a long vatting of 9 to 12 days to draw out fruit and colour.