Les Michelons
wine detail
Les Michelons
  • Vintage
  • 2016
  • Type
  • RED
  • Location
  • France - Beaujolais
  • Varietal
  • Gamay
  • ABV
  • N/A
  • Aging
  • Keep up to 5 years
  • Serving Temp
  • 55 F
  • Ratings
  • --
Domaine Yohan Lardy
Very old vines - planted between 1950 and 1911 - on the climat called "Les Michelons" in the heights of the Cru Moulin a Vent. The vines are surrounded by stone walls and some wild poppies..
FARMING AND TASTING NOTES
From the vines... Varietal : 100% Gamay Noir. Vineyard area : 5 acres. Density of plantation : 4000 vines per acre. Vine Age : 85 years old. Plot : Les Michelons . Soil type : Red granite, sandstone and manganese. Elevation : 300m. Exposure : South. Farming: Sustainable farming, plowing of the soil, putting vines undergrass, use of natural fertilizer. Winemaking : Wholecluster maceration for 14 days in concrete vats, fermenation under native yeast. Aging : Aging for 10 months in neutral Burgundy barrels. Dark carmine red robe with red cherry highlights. The nose is a subtile mix of kirsch, blueberry and licorice. The palate is bright, with fineness and supple tannins.
Characteristics

Tannic

tannic
tannic

Body

body
body
body

Oaky

Acidity

acidity
acidity

Dry

dry
dry
dry
dry
dry
dry
RED LIGHT
Cherry
Cherry
Licorice
Licorice
Strawberry
Strawberry
Music
Blues My mind | Blues
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