Chignard is one of our favorite producers of Fleurie, and works in a sulfur-free manner but produces wine that is quite classically styled. They make a bottling entirely from the climat of Moriers – a small area that is right beside Moulin-à-Vent and seems to share many of its qualities.
What importer Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant has to say about this wine...
Blend: GamayAppellation: JuliénasCountry: FranceRegion: BeaujolaisProducer: Domaine ChignardWinemaker: Michel & Cédric ChignardVineyard: Planted in 1946, 1 haSoil: Roche bleue (diorite)Aging: Aged in old foudres (large oak barrels) for 13 monthsFarming: Lutte RaisonnéeAlcohol: 13.5%
Fruity , Juicy , Minerally