Julien Merle 2016 'Philibert' Beaujolais AOC
Item Number: 11841
Sub Region: Beaujolais
Appellation/AVA: Beaujolais AOC
Estate Grown Wine: Yes
Grape(s): 100% Gamay
Type: Wine - Red
Bottle Size: 750 ml
Alc by Vol(%): 12
Viticulture: Practicing Organic
Soil Type: Clay and granite
Winemaking Notes: Gamay fruit is harvested by hand from 65 year old, organically farmed vines. Fermentation occurs spontaneously in oak with native yeast. The wine is aged for 10 months in French oak and is bottled without fining or filtration and with no added SO2.
Tasting Notes: In the search for the perfectly simple, straight forward Beaujolais glugger, look no further than Julien Merle. The zero-zero 'Philibert' is medium-bodied, well structured and highly drinkable. Enjoy notes of bright red fruit, juicy blueberries and other dark berries.