Appellation: IGP Val de Loire (Saint-Pourçain, Loire region)


Grapes: Gamay (100%)


Farming: Sustainable


Aromatics: Intense aromas of red fruits, sour black cherries and some spiciness from the carbonic maceration.


Palate: Medium bodied Gamay with plenty of blackberries and black cherries on the palate, lovely ripeness and volume. Also a great drink slightly child in the summer. All very yummy!


About the wine: 10 years old vines on fine sand and silt on a base of mica schist. Hand harvested and sorting of the grapes in the vineyard as well as in the cellar. Carbonic maceration 5 days, no sulphur added. One soutirage after malolactic fermentation. Ageing in stainless steel tanks for 6 months. No fining, light filtration.


When to drink: Drink now or in the next 3-4 years.


Service: 12 to 14 degrees C.


Food match: Aperitif wine, charcuterie, poultry or a pizza.

2019 Les Athletes du Vin, IGP Pays de la Loire 'Gamay'