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Chermette: Pierreux Brouilly 2018

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  • BROUILLY, BEAUJOLAIS CRU Brouilly is the southernmost of the Beaujolais vintages, it is located in the heart of the vineyard and has a very Beaujolais character. Therefore, it is a friendly wine, easy to place in any circumstances and with a wide variety of dishes. Our parcel, located at the foot of Mont Brouilly, is made of granitic scree following the erosion of this hill which gives this wine a straight and pure structure in the mouth.

    Appearance Deep ruby sustained. Nose At the beginning floral nose (violet), then the deep aromas of ripe fruit rise to the nose. On the palate Both fine and fleshy. Beautiful pure and straight material built on round tannins. The finish is long and fresh.

    Pairing  Le Brouilly has the advantage of matching a multitude of dishes. Originality: on a quail with truffles or a risotto with beef tail.

  • Origin France, Beaujolais

    Appellation Brouilly, Beaujolais cru

    Color Red

    Grape 100% Gamay

    Vines The soil is composed of granitic scree following the erosion of Mont Brouilly, giving structure to this straight and pure wine in the mouth. The name Pierreux certainly comes from the word "stone" illustrating the constitution of the soil. 60-year-old vine. Reasoned cultivation, cup pruning, manual harvesting at full maturity.

    Wine-making process Traditional Beaujolais semi-carbonic with two pumping over per day, maceration 10 to 12 days in vats, no chaptalization, minimum SO2. Maturing: 6 to 8 months in old oak tuns.

    Alcohol 12.5%

    Ageing advice To drink young on the fruit or to keep up to 8 years. Apogee: 2-4 years.

    Serving advice Serve chilled at 14°C.

  • Bettane+Desseauve 16.5/20 in 2016.

    La Revue du Vin de France 16/20 in 2016.

    Robert Parker 89/100 in 2015.

    James Suckling 93/100 in 2016, 92/100 in 2015.

  • Your order is shipped by the winemaker.

    Shipping to the UK (England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales): 7 to 14 working days

    £29.99 up to 12 bottles

    £59.99 from 13 to 24 bottles

    £89.99 from 25 to 36 bottles

    £139.99 from 37 to 54 bottles

    £164.99 from 55 to 72 bottles

    £199.99 from 73 to 84 bottles

    Contact us for ordering more that 84 bottles.

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