Vall Pompo - 2020 - Bruno Duchêne
Domaine Bruno Duchêne
A natural, dry wine, distinguished by its freshness and balance, with notes of melon and nectarine. Palate: this is powerful juice, with lovely balance.... An impressive feat, given the difficulty of vinifying this grape on its own.
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Degree of alcohol
- 13.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2027
A single parcel cuvée, from 100% Grenache Blanc. Young vines planted in 2002, at an altitude of 300 metres. A natural winemaker, Bruno has his work cut out for him with his steep terraced parcels. Composed mainly of schist soils, mechanised farming is impossible here, so Bruno can only use a horse for ploughing. Vinification: direct pressing. Matured 9 months in barrels which have seen several wines. Zero sulphur added.
Bruno Duchêne, yet another kid from the northern France who headed south for the sunshine of Roussillon. Settling here in 2002 in a middle of a vineyard of vines that were clearly exceptional, but also impossible to work – at least with tractor. A vigneron in the right place at the right time, the vines he acquired were lovely terraced parcels, unsuitable for mechanised farming due to their...All wines
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