Fleurie 2015 - 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

Our Fleurie 2015 shows a beautiful sustained red colour with purple reflections. The nose is elegant with aromas of rose, raspberry and redcurrant. Very balanced in the mouth, with silky tannins, redcurrant aromas are followed by a hint of rose on the finish.

Suggested food pairings

Roasted chicken, grilled meats and cheese.

Serving temperature

14-15°C

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