Moulin à Vent "Les Vignes Centenaires"

Story

The vintage
293 magnums have been produced in 2018.
Location
0,5 ha of vineyard is a blend of 3 plots planted on the 3 sides of Moulin à Vent.

Terroir
One in the south in the terroir of La Teppe on silty sands, one in the terroir of Bois Maréchaux on pink sands and pink granites in the north and one in the terroir of Les Caves in the west of the appellation on pink granites and quartz. These 3 parcels were planted before the Phylloxera without grafting between 1870 and 1882.
Vinification
Harvesting is manual with 50% whole clusters.
3 weeks of fermentation with a very light extraction.
Aged in barrels of 2 to 3 wines during 18 months.
Varietals
Gamay : 100%

Advice

Tasting notes
Primary red and dark berry aromas open up slowly then, spice and mineral nuances. It is perfumed, offering appealingly sweet, deeply concentrated black raspberry and cherry compote flavors and a bracing white pepper and herbs. Shows more red fruit and gentle tannin on the finish, which features a hint of candied flowers.