Fleurie 2009 - Wine

Appellation

Fleurie - Cru du Beaujolais

Varietal

100 % Gamay

Estate vines

5 ha

Average Vine Age

50 years

Soil composition

Granite with crystals

Pruning

Gobelet

Harvest

Manual

Density of Vines

9 000 vines/ha

Average yield

40-50 hl/ha

Description

Lying on homogeneous soils of granite containing large crystals, Fleurie is often regarded as the « Queen of Beaujolais ». The wines are characterized by abounding finesse and elegance with floral aromas of irises and violets. Appellation size: 871 ha

Winemaking

Traditional vinification with controlled temperature.

Tasting note

The Fleurie 2009 reveals a very pleasant aroma of red fruit and floral hints of peony. An elegant wine where the acidity and tannins create impressive harmony.

Suggested food pairings

Roasted chicken, grilled meats and cheese.

Serving temperature

14-15°C

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