Jules Métras Chiroubles La Montagne 2019
Bottle Sizes 750ml, 1.5L
Wine Type Red - Still
Vineyard A single plot of 60 year old vines which sit over 500 meters in elevation.
Soil Granite with quartz.
Viticulture In the vines, Jules works hard and meticulously. His vines are worked organically and biodynamically, and of course by hand. It is the work done in the vines which Jules strongly believes creates true wine.
Vinification Jules works in the same cellar and in the same fashion as his father, Yvon Métras. Once he believes the berries to be fully ripe and of nice concentration, the fruit is harvested, cooled down and then undergoes a gentle carbonic fermentation with natural yeast in concrete vats. Nothing is rushed in the Métras cellar, nothing! Fermentations can take over a week to simply begin. No SO2 or additions of any kind are used. Neutral barrels are used during élevage. The wines are unfined and unfiltered.
Production Extremely limited.
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