Anjou Rouge Maupiti Terre de l’Elu 2020

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Anjou Rouge Maupiti Terre de l’Elu, Biodynamic wine, Gamay, Cabernet Franc blend, elegant, rich and very long on the finish. Specialising in red wines, Clos de L’Elu produce fabulous opulent wines with depth and fiesse from their small vineyards on schist soils in Anjou. The Maupiti on schist and quartz soils is whole bunch fermented in concrete vats and then aged for 6 months on the less in the vat. It is a wine of such lush delight that we have not found anyone yet who does not love the wine. We are in the Loire, so not a brash warm climate red this one, the colour is medium and lightly hazy – unfiltered – and the nose and plate are soft, enveloping and express ripe red fruits, spices and warmth.

Is Vegan? Yes
Bottle Size 750ml
Production Method Biodynamic, Natural, Organic
Producer Terre De L'elu
Country France
Region Loire, France
Vintage 2020
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Medium bodied
Grapes Cabernet Franc, Gamay
Terroir Schist and Quartz
Alcohol 13.5% abv
Maturation 6 months in concrete vats
Total Sulphur Below 50 mg/litre
Annual Production 5 - 10,000 bottles
Ageing Potential 6-8 years

An agronomic engineer by trade, Thomas spent many of his formative years working in Champagne, California and Provence.

In 2008, he settled down in the Anjou and took over what is now Terre de l’Elu. With 8 grape varieties over 30 plots, covering 25 hectares, one of the particularities of the estate is that their top wines are aged in clay amphorae. Thomas also makes a delicious Chaume. Thomas also ferments and matures his white wines in old barrels with wild yeasts. All production is totally natural and organic with elements of biodynamic viticulture as well. The wines have a depth and rich texture which always leaves the drinker reaching for another glass!



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  1. Ekun


    Full of flavour, instant fruit notes and banging finishing notes on the palette. Definitely worth the price!

  2. jasondanielharrison


    A big, complex wine that I loved. Must get another bottle!

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  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Natural Yeast Fermentation
  • Nothing Removed, Nothing Added
  • Hand Harvest
  • Unfined
  • Unfilitered
  • Low Sulphur
  • No Added Sulphur
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