Jean-Pierre Robinot Les Années Folles 2022


'This lovely Petillant Naturel wine is usually made from two of the favourite grape varieties of the central Loire region around the city of Tours, namely Chenin Blanc (60%) and Pineau d’Aunis (40%).

The Chenin Blanc provides complexity that only this grape variety can bring to a wine and the Pineau d’Aunis, which is an amazing grape variety add further complexity and a very slight bitterness at the end.

The grapes are sourced from vineyards in the Jasnieres appellation but they do not seek endorsement from the appellation committee, preferring to label the wine as Vin de France.

This wine is very delicious and has almost an onion skin colour from the Pineau d’Aunis grapes. The alcohol content is a very pleasant 11%.

However this doesn’t detract from the trademark complexity and depth of flavour of wines produced by Jean-Pierre. It has a fine bead and lasts for a long time on the back palate. A very complex pet nat!'

- Living Wines

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