Rockaille Billy - 2018 - Vincent Marie - Magnum
Some seriously fruity, mineral juice (have you got your pâté ready yet?). As always, great freshness and drinkability... A wine with meat on its bones!
- 150 cl
- Original features
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2025
A cuvée of Gamay, from 50-year-old vines, facing southeast, and situated in Volvic at 500 metres altitude (hold on to your oxygen mask), and planted on a sandy granite terroir. From a parcel certified organic by ECOCERT and farmed in keeping with the fundamentals of biodynamics for the last 10 years. Grapes are harvested by hand using small crates. Yield: 25 hl/ha. Vinification: whole bunches in fiberglass vats, treading, 4 cap punches. Transfer from vats followed from pressing, blending of free-run and press wines. Duration of maceration: 3 weeks. Maturation: 50% in vats and 50% in barrels for 8 months. ZERO additives from harvest to bottling.
Vincent Marie was a young man in Normandy with a passion for wine tasting until one day he discovered natural wine, and found himself beginning a new life. He participated in the creation of an annual natural wine fair in Caen, and over the years, the meetings he’d have there with winemakers such as Claude Courtois would eventually instil in him a desire to make wine himself. Vincent would...All wines
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