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2019 Pierre Marie Chermette Les Griottes Beaujolais

Beaujolais, France

This is a great value young-vine Beaujolais from one of the leading small organic producers in the region.

$33.00

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About The Wine

Pierre-Marie Chermette took over his family vineyards in 1982.

From the very beginning he had a vision to produce a more serious, quasi-Burgundian example of Gamay from his homeland. When bubble-gummy, frivolous Beaujolais was all the rage, Pierre-Marie was making serious wines for the best restaurants in Paris.

He continues his passions and focus to this day. 

The Les Griottes is his young vine expression of Gamay. The vines for this cuveé are between 20 - 40 years old. It's produced in a traditional way, with semi-carbonic maceration, however it spends less time on skins than the other cuveés from this producer to preserve freshness and early drinkability. 

Pierre-Marie and Martine Chermette
Pierre-Marie and Martine Chermette
Beaujolais, France
Additional Info

From The Producer

This is the essence of Beaujolais: fruity, fresh, easy and crunchy with the tartness of fresh red berry fruit: Morello cherry, raspberry, strawberry. A wine to enjoy with friends “par excellence” just sit back and relax. It makes a great partner to a wide variety of circumstances and dishes. It is perfect with a barbecue or ploughman’s etc.

Personality of the cuvée
Made using grapes from the youngest vines on the estate, this cuvées brings out all the freshness of red fruit. It is called Les Griottes because the bottom of the vineyard is lined with cherry, wild cherry and morello cherry (griotte) trees. This wine is particularly suited to enjoyable times with friends.

From the vine to the glass
Grape variety: Gamay 10 south-west facing hectares on dark granite soil in Saint Vérand as well as buying in grapes from limestone-clay soil. Integrated vinegrowing, manual harvest, Guyot and Royat cordon pruning. Vinification: Traditional vinification of Beaujolais: half-carbonic maceration with two pumping over per day, maceration of 5 days in concrete tanks, no chaptalization with the minimum of SO2. Aging: During 3 to 6 months in stainless steel tank

Blend : Gamay (100%)
ABV : 13.00%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2024
Bottle Size : 750ml

The vineyards of Domaine Chermette
The vineyards of Domaine Chermette
Beaujolais, France
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