Domaine de la Madone, Beaujolais-Villages Le Perréon 2021

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Aromas of raspberries, cherry blossoms, minerals.Tangy, juicy yet refined, silky; flavors of red berries, baking spices.

About the producer:
There are many terroir parallels between the village of Le Perréon and cru Fleurie, a village known for its aromatic and wonderfully elegant Gamay. Brothers Olivier and Bruno Bererd of Domaine de la Madone tend almost exclusively older vines, many which are more than 100 years old. The family’s steep hillside vineyards are a challenge to harvest (at an angle of 30 to 40 degrees!); the brothers can’t drive a tractor through their fields, as it’s too dangerous—pickers have to scoot along at severe angles and struggle with a wheelbarrow as grapes are painstakingly collected at harvest.

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