La Butte - 2018 - Thierry Puzelat
A luscious Gamay, with notes of strawberry, redcurrant, and spices... Palate: a lively, easy wine, with truly luscious fruit.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.2 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2023
100% Gamay from several soils. A cuvée made from grapes sourced from 60-70-year-old vines.... Viticulture and vinification are 100% natural: semi-carbonicmaceration (this is the vice president of France’s natural wine association after all). Yields are around 50 hl/ha. A ZERO sulphur cuvée, matured 6 months in conical oak vats and demi-muid barrels.
Jean-Marie and Thierry Puzelat took over the family estate around 20 years ago, 13 hectares in Touraine, in the Loir-et-Cher. Time and a series of encounters would put them on the path to natural wines. In 1999, the brothers decided to vinify for themselves, and to stop taking the easy route of a “guaranteed” income from the local wine cooperative. Once decided, they went all in, determined...All wines
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