Gamay - 55 year old vines, on slopes of clay, limestone, granite and blue schists.
In one villages of Brouilly: Climat Les Pierreux. Handpicked grapes. Low yields of 45hl/hc.
12 day whole grape semi-carbonic maceration in concrete and steel tanks with twice daily pump over of 10 minutes. Light filtration, no fining.
Eye : Deep, shiny, dark ruby.
Nose : Starting off on the floral side, followed by deeper, ripe fruit aromas including raspberry, blackberry and blackcurrant.
Palate : Both fine and fleshy. Beautiful, pure and straight structure, built on soft and round tannins. The finish is long and fresh.
Brouilly is an extremely versatile red wine and can be paired with a wide variety of dishes. It’s a great partner to dishes such as beef bourguignon, mushroom-based dishes, and accommodates well Chinese and Japanese food. It can provide an original pairing with Saint Marcelin cheese or risotto.
Our little secret
We select the grapes from our best plots and vinify these in oak barrels. This early integration of wood, before the wine is matured, allows better extraction of colours and aromas. It offers ample wines, showing greater character and complexity.