Juliénas …100%

Yann Bertrand

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Type

Red Wine

Appellation

Juliénas

Variety

Gamay

Juliénas is the furthest north cru of the Beaujolais and has a unique terroir from the better known crus to the south. Yann was inspired to produce Juliénas because the terroir is rather unknown and also because he forged a relationship with a passionate grower of grapes in the village. Following a small harvest in 2015 and a catastrophic frost in 2016, Yann Bertrand decided to incorporate a micro-négociant approach into his family domaine. Yann’s goal for these wines is to collaborate with serious and passionate growers to support sustainable agriculture in the region and produce the same quality wines as those from the domaine.

Viticulture
Vineyard name

La Bottière

Soil type

Sandstone, schist, and white clay

Vines planted inAverage 55 years
Vineyard size1 ha
PruningGobelet
ExpositionSouth
Altitude200m to 450m
Vinification

Cold carbonic maceration at 10-12ºC (50-54ºF)

Elevage7-9 months in very old barrels and demi-muids, minimum 10 years old. 30% in demi-muids and 70% in 225 L barrels for a duration of 7-9 months. Racked by gravity.
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Fining/FilteringBottled unfiltered by gravity following the lunar calendar
Additional info
Total production average7,000 bottles
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