Cuvée Léandre - 2018 - Julien Guillot
Clos des Vignes du Maynes
The 48 months of aging reveal complex notes of candied apricot, almond, brioche... The palate is powerful, incredibly long, still fiery, a cuvée worth laying down in your cellar for a few years before allowing it to express itself at best.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2024 to 2030
The Léandre cuvée is named after one of Julien's son; it is a 100% Chardonnay from vines in the process of being converted to organic farming, and made from grapes bought to the Château des Rontets in the Pouilly-Fuissé appellation. Direct pressing, one year of aging in barrels that have seen several wines then three years in enamelled vats. A non-oxidative cuvée, bottled at the estate without fining, filtration or added sulphites.
Julien Guillot is a face of youth and renewal for the Mâconnais. He started working in 1998 on his family’s estate, spearheading its conversion to biodynamics, and finally taking over the reigns in 2001. Founded in 1952 by his grandfather Pierre, the Clos has never seen the use of chemicals, and has always been cultivated with the greatest respect for the earth. Working without herbicides was...All wines
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