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2016 Domaine Jacky Piret Cote de Brouilly Vieilles Vignes

Beaujolais, France

Boisterous old vine Beaujolais from one of the region's top cru sites, sustainably farmed.

$42.00

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About the Wine

Full-bore red fruit aromatics of raspberry and cherry, backing into a spicy, meaty, dry rub of a palate.

Sourced from the slopes of the volcanic Mont Brouilly, with vines close to 70 years old, this is a modern meets traditional Beaujolais, with ripe Gamay fruit displaying old vine meaty power.

About Domaine Jacky Piret

A multi-generational family-owned operation located in Belleville-sur-Soane, near Beaujolais' epicentre, the wines of Frédérique & Jacky Piret are as traditional as you will find.

These wines harken back to the original styles of Beaujolais produced in the region. Their vines, across their 12 hectares of vineyards, including 5 crus, are all farmed with a sensitive sustainable approach. The fruit is fermented with the traditional carbonic maceration technique then aged in old barrels for a short time before being bottled whilst the juice is bright and fresh.

Additional Info

From the Producer

Located on the southern slopes of Mount Brouilly (old volcano) with ground shale (blue stone), these vines have an average age of 65 years. They give a unique wine with aromas of fresh grapes and iris that will accompany deliciously your sauced meat .He will be the privileged partner of your gourmet rendez-vous.

Blend : Gamay (100%)
ABV : 13%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2028
Bottle Size : 750ml

Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

Old school, full carbonic Beaujolais from a great old vineyard site. Playfully serious - j'adore un oxymoron. - Different Drop

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