Jean-Louis Dutraive Fleurie Le Pied de la Rue 2017
Domaine de la Grand’Cour (Dutraive)
Bottle Sizes 750ml
Wine Type Red - Still
Vineyard In 2017, Domaine de la Grand'Cour lost over 90% of their yield to extreme weather and a hailstorm which swept through Fleurie in July. Jean-Louis contacted the Chanudet family and purchased fruit from their hillside climat La Madone in Fleurie. The vines lie close to the church at the top of the hill. Vines face south at a 40 degree slope.
Soil Pink granite.
Viticulture Gobelet-trained gamay vines are farmed organically and were hand harvested in October.
Vinification 60% of the fruit was de-stemmed. Semi-carbonic maceration with no added sulfer and natural yeast.
Aging Aged in a combination of stainless steel tanks, foudre, and futs de chene (barrel).
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