MOULIN À VENT
2016 La Roche Domaine Thibault Liger-Belair, Beaujolais
|Village||Moulin à Vent|
From his very highest vineyards, basically on the rock with just 20 cm of soil here. Windy vineyards too keep the fruit fresh. On the palate theres a mineral bite here - elegant, but firm and seriously restrained. Grippy, with impressive shape, a solid frame. But this is smart and refined Beaujolais. L&S (Oct 2017)
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Domaine Thibault Liger-Belair, Beaujolais
Domaine Thibault Liger-Belair have purchased eight prime parcels of vines in Moulin-a-Vent. The grapes were sold off in 2008 because they felt it took more than just one year working with the vines to get them to perform. 'My objective was not to buy a domaine, but to buy vineyards in different spots. What is very important for me', says Liger-Belair,'is to showcase the difference between each type of granite and each exposure.' Two refrigerated trucks a day delivered fruit to be pressed in Nuits-Saint-Georges (all destemmed in the 2009 vintage and only gently pumped over to 'infuse', never punched down) and raised in used barriques.
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