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VDF Savasol Julien Courtois 2015

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£43.00

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One Line Description VDF 100% Rose Julien Courtois, biodynamic wine, Menu Pineau, unique, Vin Jaune like, salty, layered, delicious
Production Method Natural, Organic, Biodynamic
Country France French
Region Loire, France
Producer Julien Courtois
Vintage 2015
Wine Type Dry White Wine
Wine Style Medium bodied
Grape Blend Menu Pineau
Total Sulphur Level Below 50mg/l
Maturation Part filled barrels for 3-4 years
Annual Production 0 - 5,000 bottles
Ageing Potential Superb after 2-5 years in bottle
Production Detail Biodynamic, no added sulphur, no intervention, rare complex soils
Special Features Low Sulphite (Sulphur), Zero Added Sulphites (Sulphur), Vegan
Decanter Specialist Organic Wine Retailer 2017 Winner
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VDF 100% Rose Julien Courtois, biodynamic wine, Menu Pineau, unique, Vin Jaune like, salty, layered, delicious. This unusual wine made from biodynamic master Julien Courtois is made by leaving the wine to mature in half filled barrels, so that a flor yeast develops, giving the wine salty notes of Manzanilla sherry, or the textured nuttiness of Vin Jaune. This is fascinating wine, layered with peach, apricot, smoky minerality and that je-ne-sais-quoi from the maturation. Try with tagines, tapenade or a strong comté cheese.





Julien Courtois is a wine artisan of immense talent and devotion to his craft. He has 4.5 hectares of biodynamic vineyard in Soings-en-Sologne called Clos de la Bruyère. I tasted several vintages of Julien's wines at his tiny cellar in Soings-en-Sologne. It was one of those rare wine experiences which make you feel privileged to be tasting something special produced by someone unique. I had been tasting all day with a pretty hefty hangover so specifics about any of the wines are beyond me! It is enough to say, i came out of Julien's tiny cellar thinking, they are amongst the purest most illuminating wines i have ever tasted.

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