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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Bernard Metrat

Region:

Beaujolais

Appellation:

Fleurie

Grape Type:

Gamay

Fleurie, 2016

12x75cl £115.00

10 cases, 11 bottles

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Tasting Note:

From vines aged between 40-60 years old planted in the famous Roilette district of Fleurie, where the red granite soils interspersed with clay, produce wines of both charm and minerality. Fermented the traditional way, without carbonic maceration, and aged in used large wooden foudres, the 2016 Fleurie is bursting with cherry blossom, Morello and rose petal character. Juicy, alluring and velvety with a cherry stone and mineral bite adding freshness.

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