Tchiiinn ! - 2021 - Jonathan Purcell
It's all in that glass-clinking name: this is wine to be shared with friends, with a nose of red berries, notes of minerals and smoked tea, and a hint of undergrowth. The palate is fluid and smooth, at once luscious and elegant. Let’s make a toast!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 12 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2028
100% Gamay from organically grown vines, purchased from the Château du Basty, in Beaujolais-Lantignié appellation. Natural vinification: whole bunches undergo semi-carbonic maceration for two weeks, followed by 10 months of maturation, half in concrete vats and half in casks that have seen several wines. Bottled at the end of June 2022 without fining, filtration or added sulphites.
Jonathan Purcell is a young Californian winemaker full of talent. His father introduced him to the pleasures of wine at an early age, by having him taste Burgundies from the ’40s and ’50s. The aromas of those elixirs marked him for life. By the age of 15 he’d already decided that “when he grows up” he too would make wine. After working his first harvests in Australia, South Africa and the Napa...All wines
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