Domaine Les Sauvageons
Chiroubles - 2020 - Romuald Valot
This Chiroubles is the bomb dot com, your new favorite for this Fall season, but basically perfect for everyday of the year, because it's lively, thirst-quenching, super fresh and glupable, and boasts with notes of cherry, pomegranate, violet, and a hint of soft spices. Love at fisrt sip.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2025
First vintage for this Gamay from 40 to 60 year-old vines planted on granitic soils. These are living soils, maintained without chemicals or weedkillers, no treatments for this vintage, only phyto-therapy. Harvesting is done by hand to respect the grapes and preserve the indigenous yeasts. Vinification: whole bunches, no additives, carbonic maceration, 10 months of maturation 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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