Christian Venier 'Les Hauts de Madon' Rouge Cheverny AOC 2020
70% Pinot noir & 30% Gamay, It is light and vibrant with notes of kirsch, strawberry, and spice, while remaining complex and lively on the palate with a delicate minerality. Organically grown, low-intervention.
Hand-harvested from 17-year-old vines planted to 40ha of flinty clay with rocky subsoils, on Christian’s higher vineyard site called ‘Les Hauts de Madon.’ Semi-carbonic maceration with whole bunches, followed by spontaneous fermentation using natural yeast in a cement and resin tank with low-temperature control. Bottled unfiltered with no SO2.