January 23, 2018

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Bright cherry and raspberry notes with violets, nail-polish, and banana Runts.

Daily Wine 1/23/18:

Domaine Ruet – Les Bois – Régnié – 2016

  • This wine is 100% Gamay from the Régnié cru of Beaujolais at the southern end of Burgundy in France.
  • All of the grapes come from the vineyards known as “Les Bois” and “Chez les Bois.”
  • The wine is vinified traditionally with carbonic maceration using whole clusters that over time press themselves into the juice necessary for fermentation.
  • Maturation occurs in cement and stainless steel.
  • The vines are ranging from twenty to sixty years old and sit on sandy granite soils.
  • The Ruet family is in its fourth generation and has been making wine since 1926. 
  • Their 19 hectares of vines spread through multiple Beaujolais crus and are typically on hillsides that face south.
  • All grapes are harvested and sorted by hand before entering the winery.
  • Pair this with poultry and richer fish.

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