Vin de France Pétillant Naturel Somnambulles Rosé

Garo’Vin

Garo Vin - Somnambulles Rosé
Type

Sparkling Wine

Appellation

Vin de France

Variety

100% grolleau

Cedric Garreau produces an elusively small quantity of pet-nat from his young vines of Grolleau and Chenin Blanc. Of course, like everything at Garo’vin, these are made with native yeast and nothing added. After 4-6 months of fermentation under crown cap to trap the carbon dioxide, the bottles are disgorged by hand. The combination of short ageing and young vines produces vigorous, fruit forward natural wines. 

Viticulture
Vineyard name

Les Gasneries (Beaulieu sur Layon)

Soil type

Schist and Clay

Vines planted in2012
Vineyard size0.3 ha Grolleau (parcel is 1.5 ha total)
PruningGoblet
ExpositionSouth
Vinification

Quick fermentation with native yeast, bottled 3 weeks after harvest. Natural refermentation in bottle.

Elevage2 months in bottles, disgorged by hand end of January
Harvest typeHand Harvested
Fining/Filteringunfined, unfiltered, bottled without any added SO2
Additional info
Total production average1,000 bottles
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