Beaujolais Rouge

Pierre Cotton

Beaujolais
Type

Red Wine

Appellation

Beaujolais

Variety

Gamay

All of the red wines at Cotton are vinified with native yeasts (without SO2) in concrete tanks and aged underground in century-old foudres that were originally built for holding beer, then were repurposed in the 1950s and 1960s.

Viticulture
Vineyard name

Commune de Charentais

Soil type

Clay-limestone, sandy granite

PruningGobelet
ExpositionEast
Vinification

Carbonic maceration with whole clusters and spontaneous fermentation with native yeasts

Elevage8 months in foudres
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Fining/FilteringUnfined / Unfiltered
Additional info
Total production average5000 bottles
UPC Code Bottle046139084399
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