2015 Coteaux d’Ancenis - Trait Gamay


2015 Coteaux d’Ancenis - Trait Gamay


Powerful, complex, you guessed it - Gamay. Intense bright concentrated cherry fruit backed up with some serious tannic structure

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Cuvée: VDF - Trait Gamay

Style: Still

Grape Varieties: Gamay de Beaujolais. 20 year old vines

Colour: Red


Vintage: 2015

Hand harvested. Natural yeast. De-stemmed. Lightly crushed grapes. 10% Vinified in barrique, the rest in fibre glass. Fifteen-day maceration, basket press, and racking just before the end of fermentation. The pressed juice is blended straight away with the free-run juice, and it’s kept on fine lees in fibre glass until bottling.


Sulphur: 15 mg/L on bottling

Soil: Shallow clay-ish,sand and limon topsoil, with a micro granite subsoil

Yield: 40 hl/ha