Fleurie Thibault Ducroux MAGNUM 2020

Fleurie Thibault Ducroux
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Looks, Smells, Tastes like:

Bright, Fresh, Crunchy

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Fleurie Thibault Ducroux MAGNUM 2020, Natural Wine, 100% Gamay, Pink Granite soil, carbonic maceration with indigenous yeast, 8 months in old barrels. The Fleurie Thibault Ducroux comes from 50 year old vines on granite soils now certified organic. The wine is gentle, elegant, and developing classic flavours of toasted almond, cranberry, red cherry and herbs.  The wine is subtle rather than powerful but now with a more age in bottle, it has a delightfully smooth palate.  This is also a wine to keep for a few years to see how it matures if you so desired, it will age very nicely over the next 7-8 years.

Is Vegan? Yes
Bottle Size 1500ml
Production Method Natural, Organic
Producer Thibault Ducroux
Country France
Region Beaujolais, France
Vintage 2020
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Light bodied
Grape Gamay
Terroir Pink Granite
Alcohol 12.5% abv
Maturation 8 months in old 225 litre foudres
Total Sulphur Below 50 mg/litre
Annual Production 0 - 5,000 bottles
Ageing Potential 6-7 years

Thibaut Ducroux is a new young winemaker based in Morgon.  He spent his formative years learning about wine making in work experience with some of the other natural growers in the region like Jean Claude Lapalu and Michel Guignier.  Now he has his own vines and produced his first vintage in 2019.  

Thibaut is a committed natural grower.  He has now converted his 5 hectares in Beaujolais Villages, Morgon and Fleurie to organic viticulture. The wines from 2022 will be certified.  He uses carbonic maceration and natural yeasts for fermentation.  There is no finings, filtration and very low levels of sulphites, generally about 30-35 mg/litre.

His wines are very classic Beaujolais from granitic soils.  Crunchy and fresh in youth, they will undoubtedly soften and become very silky after a few years in bottle.  Thibaut Ducroux is sure to build himself a fantastic reputation in Beaujolais as after only 3 years as a grower and wine maker, he is already achieving delicious results.

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The Natural Wine Lexicon

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Natural Yeast Fermentation
  • Nothing Removed, Nothing Added
  • Hand Harvest
  • Unfined
  • Unfilitered
  • Low Sulphur
  • No Added Sulphur
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Fleurie Thibault Ducroux MAGNUM 2020