Macarel ! - 2017 - Patrice Delthil
Nose carried by floral notes, withe fruits, exotic touch... Palate: direct and fresh, beautiful structure, the flesh is balanced by a controled acidity. The label seems a little bohemian, but the juice is so serious and delicious!!!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Vin de France
- Degree of alcohol
- 14.5 %
- To drink from
- 2022 to 2028
Blend of Macabeu, Grenache Blanc and Grenache Gris from 60 to 80-year old vines, complanted on a small 25 ares parcel. Poor shaly soils, light plowing with a horse between the rows. Manuel harvest with small crates. Natural vinification: treading, pressing, natural settling during 24h without temperature control. 22 months of aging in 400-liter wooden vats that have seen several wines. Bottled at the Estate without fining nor filtration, just a micro dose of sulfur. Total SO2: 17 mg/liter.
Patrice Delthil, originally from the Tarn region in France, fell into the magic of natural wine as a grown up man! After training as an accountant, which he was hardly passionate about, he worked for surfing and skiing jobs, and then one day... he had a revelation! Patrice therefore began his training at the age of 38, with a focus on viticulture (no oenology! he learnt about vinification...All wines
from the estate