Régnié - 2020 - Antoine Sunier - Magnum
Domaine Antoine Sunier
Complex nose carried by a concentrated black fruit, that softly melts into blackcurrant jelly, earthy notes and soft spices. Fleshy and equally complex palate, delicate structure, perfect balance between acidity and fine tannins, beautiful length. It is racy and digestible at the same time.
- 150 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2030
100% Gamay from 45 year old vines in organic conversion, planted 50% on deep granitic soil and 50% on stony soil, at 350 meters altitude, facing South. Vinification: indigenous yeasts, vatting by gravity, carbonic maceration for 8 to 10 days, soft horizontal pressing for one day. Maturation on fine lees for 7 months, for 50% in 8 year old Burgundy barrels and for 50% in concrete vats. Blending for one month. Bottled without fining or filtration, micro-dose of sulfur before bottling.
Antoine Sunier, child of the 79 vintage, was in no way predestined to become a winegrower... Son of a hairdresser, he had a first professional life in telecoms for 13 years, but was then titillated by the wish to have his feet in the vineyards, thanks to his brother Julien Sunier, who set up his own estate after returning to Beaujolais in 2003. In 2008, while he was living in the French Basque...All wines
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