Colin Barollet, Brouilly, France
(€13.90 per bottle)
Colin Barollet vineyards in France, date back to 1879. The domaine is known from producing wines of elegance, finesse, and balance. This Colin Barollet, Brouilly is a 2019 vintage, 100% Gamay the appellation stretches around Mont Brouilly in Beaujolais and covers 6 communes (Cercié, Saint-Lager, Charentay, Odenas, Saint-Étienne-la-Varenne and Quincié). This is the largest and most southerly of the 10 Crus of Beaujolais.
Soil Four soil types make up this land: to the West a pink soil on a granite base / to the East, a darker gravelly soil on a rock less acidic / to the South, a clay-limestone and siliceous soil / in certain places the soil is full of weathered rock fragments. All these soils are poor, acidic and infertile.
Traditional vinification in thermos-regulated stainless steel vats on a 3 weeks period: Cold pre-fermentation maceration around 8 °C. Pigeages and pumping over to extract colour and structure. Fermentation with a peak temperature around 30 °C. Post fermentation maceration at 25 °C. Ageing between 8 to 16 months with malolactic fermentation to gain roundness.
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