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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Brouilly
Gamay 50 years Granite, under a thin layer of soil 1 ha
Côte-de-Brouilly
Gamay 30, 60 years Schist, granite, and a light layer of sand 1 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• Grapes hand-harvested
• Fermented with indigenous yeasts
• Undergo whole-cluster fermentation, including traditional carbonic maceration

Côte-de-Brouilly:
• From north-facing lieu-dit Chavanne
• Fermentation in concrete tank lasts 21 days
• Pumpovers take place once a day for first three days
• Aged 100% in concrete tanks for five months
• Bottled unfined and unfiltered
• Aged 6 months in bottle

Brouilly:
• From north-facing lieu-dit La Folie
• Fermentation in concrete tank lasts 21 days
• Pumpovers take place once a day for first three days
• Aged 50% in concrete tank, 50% in barrels for 6 months
• Bottled unfined and unfiltered
• Aged 6 months in bottle

General Information

Country
France
Region
Beaujolais
Appellation(s)
Brouilly, Côte-de-Brouilly
Producer
Alex Foillard
Founded
2016
Annual Production
1,250 cases
Farming
Organic (practicing)
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