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Sulphites-free wine

Loire Valley

Originel - 2020 - Julien Courtois


This is very aromatic juice, with notes of eucalyptus, flowers and mint. A mineral palate, with lovely tension and balance.

75 cl
Original features
Vin de France
Degree of alcohol
13 %
To drink from
2022 to 2027

VAT included

The label representing a butterfly is a Maori design drawn by Heidi Kuka, Julien’s partner. He is determined to take us on a voyage far beyond his native Sologne with this Menu Pineau. Grapes harvested at full maturity and natural vinification: direct press, fermentation in old barrels, 15 months of aging in barrels, bottled during Spring 2022 without added sulfites. The Courtois DNA is definitely present! A natural wine without compromise.

Julien Courtois

Julien Courtois

Julien Courtois, child of the 1976 vintage, is the eldest of two sons born to Claude Courtois ,  one of the most monumental figures in natural wine. Julien has had his own, separate production for nearly 20 years – Le Clos de la Bruyère – and his approach is the same as his father’s, though with a sensibility all his own. The result is equally splendid! On his 5-ha estate, we find a...

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