2018 Antoine Sunier, Régnié

2018 Antoine Sunier, Régnié
ORIGIN: Beaujolais, France GRAPE: Gamay ABV: 12.5% VOL: 750ml Special Notes: Unfined, Unfiltered ...
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ORIGIN: Beaujolais, France

GRAPE: Gamay

ABV: 12.5%

VOL: 750ml

Special Notes: Unfined, Unfiltered  

We consider Antoine somewhat of a Regnie specialist and this wine shows why! Plush and pure, Antoine's blend of old vine parcels is a go-to year-in and year-out with our team. Gravity flow to tanks, Indigenous yeast fermentations at low temperatures, to preserve fresh fruit flavors and a delicate tannic structure. Whole cluster fermenteation for 8-15 days, horizontal pressing, manual racking for elevage. Aged 8 months on the lees in 90% neutral burgundy barrels and 10% epoxy tanks. Minimal sulfur, bottled with no fining or filtration.

Expressive aromas of ripe berries, cherries, licorice & warm spices sets your mouth bursting with excitement. On the palate, it's medium to full-bodied, satiny & supple, with succulent acids, melting tannins & a flavorful finish. This is a terrific cru Beaujolais that's well worth seeking out ~ WA

WA92 AG92

Food Recommendations: Hokkaido Scallop with Pork Belly, Venison with squid.