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Domaine Cabissou Julienas "Bessay" 2020

Considered one of the 'sturdiest' Beaujolais Crus
  • $60.00

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Primary Notes: Currant Strawberry, Raspberry Pepper Steel, Mineral

Secondary Notes:

Tertiary Notes:

Body: Medium

Dryness: Dry

Acidity: Medium

Tannin: Medium -

Alcohol (%):

Origin: Beaujolais, France

Maker: Domaine Cabissou

Grape: Gamay

Fermentation: Organic Slight Wood

Awards:

Decanting: 30 minutes

Serving Temperature: Best served between 16–18°C

Asian Food Pairing: Thit Nuong, chicken in black bean sauce, Jajangmyeon

Western Food Pairing: Chicken brochettes, light sauced pastas, poached eggs topped with bacon bits

Description

Domaine Cabissou Julienas "Bessay" 2020

Domaine Cabissou Julienas "Bessay" is just a very elegant wine. Aromatic with a fresh minerals and almost steely red fruit nose. Good depth and supple concentration on the palate, closing in a lovely fresh finish and long haunting flavours.

100% Gamay. The fruit for this wine comes from a 1.3 hectare island of old vines that grow on a dramatic steep slope at 450 metres atitude in the lieu-dit of Bessay in Julienas. Blue stone terroir planted with high density, organic cultivation and low yields.

Semi-carbonic fermentation using native yeasts and whole bunches. Ages for 9 months in old barrels. Bottling without fining or filtration.