“Abrupts”

Region: Auvergne
Grape: Gamay
Vineyard: a blend of Henri’s favorite Gamay plots in Boudes
Soil: basalt, mostly blue marl
Farming: undergoing organic conversion.
Harvest: by hand
Winemaking: 4 weeks whole cluster maceration in large wooden vats, a bit of foot treading
Aging: 9 months in barrel, old 300L and 228L
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: 1.5g/hl at bottling