La Décrue - 2023 - Philippe Chevarin
A very dark rosé, closer to red in fact thanks to this old variety of red-juiced Gamay! A nose of red and black fruits, with an abundance of freshness, this is clearly some grenadine juice for adults! Fruity and luscious on the palate.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 13 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2024
A cuvée of rare Gamay teinturier (teinturier signifies ‘dyer’, as this red-juiced variety was historically used to add colour to other wines) supplemented with a little traditional Gamay Noir à jus blanc, 10% Grolleau and 5% Melon de Bourgogne, from organic, hand-harvested vines. Vinification: direct pressing of all grape varieties, addition of 2hl of red wine from the Sentinelles cuvée, for a total of 18hl, two short months of aging in fibre tanks. Light filtration, bottled on October 26th, 2023 with just a micro-dose of sulfur.
In 2015, Philippe Chevarin embarked on a second career: after having worked as a musician and sound engineer alongside such stars as Dominique A. and Vanessa Paradis, he found himself leaving it all to pursue a divine idyll in the world of wine! The revelation came from an encounter with the great winemaker Thierry Puzelat – or more specifically with a bottle of Puzelat’s Le Buisson...All wines
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