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Fleurie, Le Vivier Domaine Grd Garant 2018

Fleurie, Le Vivier, Domaine Grand Garant, Claude Grosjean,

Beautiful pure silky Fleurie with notes of blackcurrant and red fruits.

Serving Suggestion

Excellent with lamb, pork and cured meats.

Vintage 2018
Unit Size 75
Case Size 6
Alcoholic Percentage 13
Country France

Tasting Notes

Fleurie is one of the most famous villages in Beaujolais. This Fleurie comes from the hamlet of Le Vivier, which is characterised by its pink granite soils. Behind the production of this delicious Fleurie is female producer, Claude Grosjean, who took over the vineyards from her father. Many of the vines are over 50 years old and are worked in a sustainable way without use of artificial herbicides or chemical fertilizers. The wines are fermented in large oak casks and a small amount of the wine is aged in small oak barrels. This is text book Fleurie with real character and personality, beautiful, pure and silky, with notes of blackcurrant and red fruits.

Wine Making Notes

Fermentation on skins in large oak vats with pumping over to extract colour and flavour. The final wine is aged in large oak casks and a small proportion in smaller oak barrels for 9 months and after a light filtration, the wine is bottled.

About the Producer

The estate of Grand Garant takes its name from the famous Côte des Garants, which combines the most beautiful climates of the Cru Fleurie. The vineyards are situated in the hamlet of Le Vivier, on the eastside of the Fleurie Appellation, the producer is Mme Claude Grosjean, who took over from her father. Many of the vines are over 50 years old, they grow in soil composed of pink sand and granite rocks and are worked in a sustainable way without use of artificial herbicides or chemical fertilizers.

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Sulphites Yes
Milk No
Egg No
Fish No
Nuts No
Cereals No
Suitable For Vegetarians Yes
Suitable For Vegans Yes
Peanuts No
Soy beans No
Celery No
Sesame No
Molluscs No