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Raisins Gaulois Gamay Lapierre - Buon Vino Natural Wines
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Raisins Gaulois Gamay Lapierre 2019

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£14.95

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One Line Description Raisins Gaulois Gamay, natural wine, organic fruit, lip smacking earthy red from acclaimed Beaujolais family.
Production Method Natural, Organic
Country France French
Region Beaujolais, France
Producer Marie and Mattieu Lapierre
Vintage 2019
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Light bodied
Grape Blend 100% Gamay
Alcohol 12% abv
Total Sulphur Level 45 mg/l
Annual Production 0 - 5,000 bottles
Ageing Potential Best drunk young and slightly chilled
Production Detail Organic, Natural, Carbonic Maceration
Natural Features Low Sulphite (Sulphur), Vegan, Unfined
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Raisins Gaulois Gamay, natural wine, organic fruit, lip smacking, fun red from acclaimed Beaujolais family. From the famous Lapierre estate, now run by Marcel's son and daughter. This is superb fresh crunchy young Gamay, a wine that is ideal for summertime drinking with a picnic, or sat at the side of the road watching the bike race and munching some cheeses and salami with bread. It is fresh, vibrant and natural, and above all, fun to drink. The Gamay provides authentic Frenchness and little red fruits; carbonic maceration and low sulphur bring the wine alive and tingle on the tongue. Delicious stuff!



Marie Lapierre is the wife of Morgon's esteemed Marcel Lapierre, and Mathieu is their son. Together they work 13 hectares of vines and produce naturally made Gamay in and around Morgon. Aiming to express the terroir as fully as possible, these wines are made with limited intervention - low sulphur, organic viticulture since 1980 and natural fermentation. Harvest always takes place by hand. The grapes undergo semi-carbonic maceration, which is in keeping with the Beaujolais style. The soil is acidic granite which is poor in minerals, making the grapes work hard. Their wines are something of an oxymoron, as they are at once extremely good fun, bright, approachable and picnic-perfect; but also a real expression of terroir and serious winemaking. We love them.

Reviews

11Reviews For Raisins Gaulois Gamay Lapierre 2019

  1. How good is this wine?

    Richard18/06/2020

    Another great everyday wine; I've enjoyed this one over several vintages, without the slightest disappointment

  2. How good is this wine?

    Laura08/05/2020

    I ordered a few low sulphite wines, as I get really bad reactions with sinus headaches etc. so am unable to drink usually.

    This wine was by far my favourite, really flavoursome and light - very easy to drink. Not heavy and not at all bitter or dry. Will definitely be buying this for the foreseeable future!

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    Katie Mather02/01/2020

    This was such an easy to drink wine that I ended 2019 drinking it from the bottle, #rosstest style. Light but with a touch of grippy tannin, juicy and full and with a touch of forest fruits. Will be buying again.

  4. How good is this wine?

    Luci29/12/2019

    Had this for dinner with friends and everyone loved it.
    I'm not a connoisseur and don't know the right words to describe wine, but this one was like grape juice, only not as sweet. It was perfect.

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    jenny 15/12/2019

    This wine.... well, where do I start?! They say it's good for those summer time bike race pavement picnics, but here I am, on a cold wet December eve in the big smoke (LDN) and boy is this bottle appropriate?! Gulpable, an understatement if ever I heard one! I'd pick this wine to give to an old friend or a recent lover. Would buy again. 5 stars.

  6. How good is this wine?

    jenny 15/12/2019

    This wine.... well, where do I start?! They say it's good for those summer time bike race pavement picnics, but here I am, on a cold wet December eve in the big smoke (LDN) and boy is this bottle appropriate?! Gulpable, an understatement if ever I heard one! I'd pick this wine to give to an old friend or a recent lover. Would buy again. 5 stars.

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    Alan March05/11/2018

    Tis would be my house wine if I was a restaurant owner. It is just pure wine delight; upfront, juicy red fruit flavours. It's not a wine to think about, just one to enjoy for pleasure. Cracking Beaujolais.

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    sophie17/08/2017

    a simple wine but in a good way. Fruity, juicy, fresh and youthful. Drink now with a BBQ or some cured meat.. great value!

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    JohnA14/10/2016

    Excellent value. So easy to drink you just keep pouring. Soft and fruit but with a refreshing lift and good finish

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    Fiona 24/09/2016

    Will definately be buying again

  11. How good is this wine?

    David W24/05/2016

    Possibly the easiest bottle to polish off I've had in a long time!

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