Leynes - 2019 - Philippe Jambon - Magnum
A very, very intense Beaujolais, with notes of black cherry, plum, spices, smoky backbone... Silky mouthfeel, lots of energy and tension, a real assertive tannin, which is rare and beautiful in Beaujolais. Recommended for fans of natural wine.
- 150 cl
- Original features
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2025 to 2030
100% Gamay from old vines, approximately 55 to 100 years old, grown organically. Blending of the plots: Balmont, Batailles and Ganivets in the commune of Chasselas. Terroirs of granitic sedimentary soils with a bit of Burgundy limestone. Manual harvesting and natural vinification, 32 months of aging in barrels of several wines. Bottled without fining, filtration or added sulfites, in April 2022.
Philippe Jambon has been settled in Chasselas since 1997. Former sommelier, he is one of our most committed vignerons, working just a small vineyard of around 5 ha. He chose his parcels in part based on how isolated they were from other vineyards – the further the better! Philippe had figured out early on that it was pointless to be clean and chemical-free in your vines if the neighbour is...All wines
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