2019 La Ficelle de Saint-Pourcain Gamay Pinot Noir

Saint-Pourcain, France

Perfect light, summery red from Saint-Pourçain in France. Juicy, fresh-faced and perfect with a light chill.


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About The Wine

If you love the easy-drinking, snappy red wines from Beaujolais or the slurpy red-berried reds from the southern Rhone, you'll like this.

This is a jubey little red blend from a village on the fringe of the Loire Valley. It's a mash-up of Gamay and Pinot Noir made in a 'smash-me-now' style. A sloshy, silky, simple but loveable red that is great value for money.

Looking for a red to pop in the fridge on a warm day? This is a great option. Looking for a fun red to take to your next BBQ? This is your guy.

About Les Vignerons Saint-Pourcain

Officially the Union des Vignerons de Saint-Pourcain, this is an historic wine cooperative based in the remote Auvergne region in pretty much the dead centre of France, on the banks of the Allier river, a tributary to the mighty Loire.

They are located in the Saint-Pourcain AOC, producing white, rose and red, primarily from Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Gamay.

Vineyards of Saint-Pourcain
Vineyards of Saint-Pourcain
Auvergne, France
Additional Info

From The Producer

In the year 1487, Sieur GAULTIER, tavern keeper at Saint-Pourcain, served Saint-Pourcain wine in earthenware and pewter pitchers. In his smoky and very dark tavern, after several gulps, it became difficult, if not impossible, to know what had really been consumed. Endless discussions followed where everyone evaluated, in their own way, the quantity served. Tired of these drunken palavers and to put an end to them, he had the idea of ​​plunging a piece of string into the pitchers, making a knot corresponding to the measures of the time, the half and the pint.

Blend : Gamay, Pinot Noir
ABV : 13%
Closure : Cork
Bottle Size : 750ml

Vineyards in Saint-Pourcain
Vineyards in Saint-Pourcain
Auvergne, France

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