Pink Bulles - 2022 - Jean Maupertuis
A fresh nose of red fruits! Palate: a lively and vigorous bubble, and a touch of residual sugar balanced by lovely acidity. A light, subtle cuvée, both feisty and refined.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 12 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2026
A 100% Gamay cuvée from vines farmed organically and planted on volcanic soils in the commune of Saint-Georges-sur-Allier. The grapes are harvested by hand, followed by direct pressing, the start of fermentation in vats, then blending with a maceration rosé that is still fermenting. Bottled without any additives, matured on laths for 6 months then disgorged by hand in March 2023 to expel the remaining lees. Neither fined nor filtered, and zero added sulphur.
Jean Maupertuis is a modest, rather reserved vigneron, and yet he is indeed the leading natural winegrower in Auvergne! After pursuing a career as a computer scientist in the Rhone Valley, while spending all his evenings after work in vineyards, he’d finally decide to leave it all behind to make wine. So he headed to Mâcon for a training programme in winegrowing and production, during which he...All wines
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