BOURGUEIL

2018 Le Grand Clos Domaine Yannick Amirault

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Grapes Cab Franc
Colour Red
Origin France, Loire
Other Low-sulphite, Organic
Village Bourgueil
ABV 14%

From one of Bourgueil's most sought after 'terroirs'; Le Grand Clos is a small walled parcel of 50 year old vines grown on the sandy limestone slopes facing the town. The wine spends a year in (50% new) oak, and is always the deepest and most stuctured of the wines. L&S (Aug 2020)

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Domaine Yannick Amirault

Yannick Amirault took over three and a half hectares of vines from his grandfather 30 years ago, and today with his son Benoit works 12 hectares in Bourgeuil and 7 in St-Nicholas-de-Bourgeuil. The vineyards have been worked organically for 15 years and have been certified Organic since 2014. The family are seriously talented in the cellar and not shy of trying new things - the new Malgagnes cuvée which ages in their special Jarres are testament to this. Everything is hand harvested and hard work in the vineyards means only the very best fruit is brought in. Only natural yeasts are used, with fermentations being allowed as long as they need. These wines are crisp and bright with a dramatic purity - made as naturally as possible but without having any unsatisfactory 'natural' traits. Incredible quality here across the range.

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