2020 Famille Dutraive Fleurie "Champagne"
All wines stored at 55° and 70% humidity
Lieu-dit Champagne is Jean-Louis Dutraive's most alluring wine. It is a reference for the grand potential of Gamay, offering a wine that is rich and joyful with a long capacity for aging. According to Jean-Louis, the vineyard name simply means "campagne" or countryside in local dialect, and since the name predates the famous sparkling wine, the Beaujolais is granted historic authority use it on their labels.
Whole-cluster, natural yeast fermentation in concrete tanks and then 8 months in neutral barrrels.
— Importer Note (Paris Wine Company)