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Yohan Lardy, Moulin a Vent Vieilles Vignes de 1903, Beaujolais, France

Beaujolais, France

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Tasting Notes

Made from a single vineyard planted in 1903 on a small 2 acre plot, this crimson red Gamay has notes of strawberry and cherry fruit. On the palate, it is rich and fruity followed by minerality and a long finish.This wine was made with semi-carbonic maceration with whole clusters at low temperature for 18 days. Fermented with wild native yeasts and no sulphur added and then aged for 9 months in a wooden cask.

Food Matches

Duck & Game & Beef

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2016

Style Medium Bodied Reds

Country France

Region Beaujolais

Grower Name Yohan Lardy

Grape Variety Gamay

ABV 13.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16144728

Grower

Yohan Lardy

Yohan Lardy

At 30 years old, Yohan Lardy is one of a new generation of terroir-focused producers in Beaujolais. After finishing his studies in Beaune, Yohan spent time working for a biodynamic producer in Chile, before returning to his native Beaujolais. He now owns about 8 ha of vines split between Fleurie, Moulin à Vent, Chenas and Beaujolais-Villages. Yohan’s experience in… Read More

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Region

Beaujolais

Beaujolais

Beaujolais is a region in central-eastern France which is famous for its red wines produced from the Gamay grape variety. Most of the wines produced are made using a wine-making technique known as Carbonic Maceration which results in lighter wines than those from many other regions. Generally speaking the wines are early drinking and best drunk when young and fresh, although… Read More

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Grape

Gamay

Gamay

Gamay is a French red grape variety which is solely responsible for the wines of Beaujolais in central-eastern France. Its full name is Gamay Noir à Jus Blanc which draws attention to the fact that it is a red grape variety, but has pale flesh and therefore pale juice.The vine is precocious, budding and ripening early, and is commonly vinified using carbonic maceration… Read More

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