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Minimal sulphites

Loire Valley

Lapsus - 2022 - Olivier Bellanger

La Piffaudière

Perfect harmony and balance of the two grape varieties: explosion of red and black fruits on the nose, the Côt brings at the same time depth, substance and freshness on the palate, finish on a touch of sweet spices.

75 cl
Original features
Degree of alcohol
13.5 %
To drink from
2024 to 2028

VAT included

Lapsus is actually a blending mistake that turned out great! This cuvée was supposed to be a 100% Gamay, in the end it is 2/3 of Gamay and 1/3 of Côt that has been bottled, Olivier inverted his vats! The vines are grown organically, planted at the top of the hillside on light soils: flinty sandy clay and flinty gravels. Separate vinification of the two grape varieties: 12 days of maceration for the Côt, one week for the Gamay, aging in vats. Bottled without fining or filtration, micro-dose of sulfur.

Olivier Bellanger

Olivier Bellanger

Olivier Bellanger, child of the '78 vintage, grandson and nephew of vignerons, lives in Monthou-sur-Cher. His career started down a rather traditional path, working 10 years as a vineyard worker at classic estates such as Domaine Philippe Tessier. But since Olivier launched his own estate in 2008, with his first vinifications in 2009, his wines have revealed a more vibrant personality than his...

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