La Soeur Cadette
Chénas - 2016 - Valentin Montanet
Floral nose, with notes of rose, peony, and pepper... On the palate: fleshy, structured, rich and round.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2024
100% Gamay, selected from several parcels planted on granitic and sandy soils in the communes of Chénas and Chapelle de Guinchay in the Rhône department; 45-year-old vines, certified organic. Manual harvesting, grapes sorted on the vine. Vinification: whole bunches, no unnecessary interventions, no additives, no commercials yeasts. Maturation: 50% in vats and 50% in barrels for 10 months, no fining, no filtering, and a pinch of sulfites at bottling.
Valentin Montanet and his parents Jean and Catherine are vignerons without any pretention... but who should be taken very seriously. In an era when Burgundy wines are increasingly becoming luxury commodities, this family has continued to craft wines whose hallmarks are quality, drinkability, organic agriculture and non-interventionist vinification. Characteristics rare enough in this region to...All wines
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