Brouilly - 2020 - Romuald Valot
Domaine Les Sauvageons
A nose of black fruit, blackcurrant, Tonka bean, and subtle animal notes. A superb palate, powerful yet balanced, with a lingering finish. This is rock 'n' roll wine, wild and pure, as only Valot can make!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.8 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2026
100% Gamay, of course, from old vines farmed organically, certified Nature et Progrès, and planted on volcanic soils and schist, known the ‘Pierre Bleue’ of Brouilly. The parcel faces southeast and has a 30% slope – in other words, ideal growing conditions. Living soils, harvesting by hand, respect for the grape bunches so as to preserve the indigenous yeasts… Vinification: whole grape bunches, without any additives, one month in vats, carbonic maceration, and 9 months in barrels. No filtration, and no added sulphur...
Romuald Valot works for the grand crus of Burgundy during the week. So come the weekend, our Romuald is in need of recreation, and his preferred playground is Beaujolais. Goodbye absolute rigour and high-stress vinifications... “It’s about getting back to the essential,” says Romuald. “It’s about the wisdom and respect of nature – I am first and foremost a farmer, and my role is to produce in...All wines
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