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Domaine du Vissoux Nouveau Griottes

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Available for pickup starting Thursday 11/17 at 12:01am

A masterful 5th generation grower, Pierre has maintained the strict traditions of his ancestors and of the region, with more tenacity than most. Despite fashions changing, Pierre has, for his entire life, adhered only to the classic methods handed down from his family. This means farming in as sustainable a manner as possible, only using indigenous yeasts for every wine, long fermentations and making whole-cluster (semi-carbonic) wines in the old foudres built by his great-grandfather. Pierre Chermette's yields are so low and the grapes so naturally ripe that he does not chaptalize. The wines are bottled with little or no filtration and the addition of no sulfur or very little depending on the cuvée.

This cuvée comes from 20 hectares of Gamay mainly at Vissoux in Saint Verand on dark plagio-granite soil. Guyot pruning - Density: 6000 vines per hectare.
Sustainable agriculture, manual harvest at maturity.
Vinification: traditional for Beaujolais: half-carbonic maceration with two pump-overs per day, 5 days of maceration in concrete tanks, no chaptalization neither yeasting, minimum of SO2.


Domaine du Vissoux Nouveau Griottes