Fleurie 2011 - 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

This Fleurie reveals a very pleasant nose of red fruits as well as floral notes. In the mouth, the red fruit gives the wine a certain richness. It has a surprising sweetness and its tannins are fine and elegant.

Suggested food pairings

Roasted chicken, grilled meats and cheese.

Serving temperature

14-15°C

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