Appellation: AOC Regnie (Beaujolais region)

 

Grapes: Gamay (100%)

 

Farming: Organic (not certified)

 

Aromatics: Fresh purple fruits, blueberries, sour cherries, violet and oak spice notes.

 

Palate: The wine is fleshy, full flavour with a delicate and harmonious silky texture. Intense with notes of blackcurrant, fine tannins. Savoury finish, one of Beaujolais finest.

 

About the wine: Gaïa is the product of shapes and encounters. This cuvee originates from a unique spherical fiberglass vat with a delicate and soft carbonic maceration. This small batch wine is the direct result of Raphael encounters around the world, from Australia where he learnt cold pre-fermentation techniques to the label’s calligrapher he met in Japan.

 

When to drink: Drink now or in the next 5-6 years after vintage.

 

Service: 14 degrees C. Decant 30 min and drink in large Burgundy glass.

 

Food match: Terrines, grilled red meat, duck or veal dishes.

2015 Domaine Raphael Chopin, AOC Regnie 'Gaia' Gamay

$69.00Price