2020 Hospices de Beaujeu Bourgogne Gamay Delafond

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2020 Hospices de Beaujeu Bourgogne Gamay Delafond

Tasting Notes

Colour

Bright red colour, with purple reflections.

Nose

Beautiful expression of Gamay, with fruity notes of gooseberries, exotic fruits, peony and black pepper.

Palate

Delicate in the mouth, with soft tannins, ripe fruit aromas and a lot of generosity in the finish.

2020 Hospices de Beaujeu Bourgogne Gamay Delafond

Origin

The grapes come from the Beaujolais region.

Vinification

Traditional vinification in thermoregulated stainless steel vats, during 3 weeks: Cold-maceration approximately 8°C. Cap-punching and pumping over for the extraction of colour and structure. Fermentation with temperature peak at 30°C. Post-fermented maceration at 25°C.

Maturation in barrels (30%) and vats (70%) for 8 to 16 months with malolactic fermentation. 25% of new oak.

    Soil

    The soil is granitic with shale and clay veins.

    Specifications

    Year 2020
    Bottle Size 750ml
    Cultivar 100% Gamay
    Country France
    Alcohol content 13% alc vol
    Units of Alcohol per Bottle 9.8 units
    Type Red Wine
    Cellaring Potential Drinking within 2 years
    Allergen Information Contains Sulphites
    Food Matches
    Excellent on grilled meats or in sauce such as coq au vin, lamb blanquette or beef stroganoff.

    Serve between 14°-15°

    Origin

    Beaujolais

    Appellation

    Bourgogne