OENOFOROS Product Details 0161 Oenoforos Domaine Labruyere Moulin A Vent Coeur De Terroirs 2015
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Country: France, Bourgogne , Beaujolais
Grape Varieties: 100% Gamay
This cuvee is a selection of great terroirs of Domaine Labruyere, predominantly originated from granite soils rich in quartz.
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Winemaking and Ageing:
The fermentation takes place in concrete or stainless steel tanks, in order to isolate each parcel and express the unique characteristics of terroirs.

The entire system is thermo-regulated. Half is aged in concrete tanks and another half is used oak barrels and 600 litre barrels, call “demimuid”, for 12moths. Slight filtration and no fining.

Tasting Notes: (Tested 1st of March 2017)
Dark red with garnet reflections. The nose has black fruits, evolving with aeration into slightly toasted and spicy notes. Dense and intense palate with notes of fresh ripe fruits and spices. Fleshy and fresh tannins on the finish.

Ageing Potential:
Case Bottles: 6
Product Id: 0161




Available Stock: 27 items
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The Grape
A French variety planted predominately in Beaujolais where it is the grape behind everything from light and often acidic Beaujolais Nouveau through to the more serious and well-structured wines from the 10 cru villages. It takes its name from a hamlet just outside Chassagne-Montrachet and was at one stage widely planted on the Côte d`Or. However it was gradually phased out due to its poor yield and supposed poor quality of its wines.

The majority of Gamay wines in Beaujolais are labelled as Beaujolais or Beaujolais-Villages and are deliciously juicy, easy drinking wines. Of more interest are the Cru wines from the 10 villages in the north of the region where the soil is predominantly granitic schist and where the vines are planted on gently undulating slopes. These can be well-structured, intensely perfumed wines, redolent of ripe black fruits and, while delicious young, will reward medium term cellaring.

Gamay is also grown in the Touraine region of the Loire where it produces soft, well-balanced, gluggable wines for drinking young.