From a blend of Gamay and Cot (Malbec from the Loire), this wine presents dark red fruit flavours that are beautifully balanced by the minerality of the Silex soil. A great expression of Loire Valley Gamay.
Made by: Julien Courtois
Terroir: Silica and clay with Silex.
Average age of vines: Gamay Franc-de-Pied planted in 1978, Cote planted in 2003, and Gascon planted in 2006.
Vinification: Grapes are hand-harvested // natural fermentation in old oak barrels // ageing for 12 months in old barrels // one racking // no filtration // no fining.
- France, Loire
- Julien Courtois
- Ready to Drink And Will Improve