La Butte - 2019 - 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
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 14.2 %
- To drink from
- 2020 to 2025
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. Bottled at the estate on the 14th of May, 2020.
Thierry Puzelat took over the family estate a few decades ago, 13 ha in Touraine, in the Loir-et-Cher. Time and a series of encounters would put him on the path to natural wines. In 1999, he decided to vinify for hismself, and to stop taking the easy route of a “guaranteed” income from the local wine cooperative. Once decided, he went all in, determined to produce wines without artifice,...All wines
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