Robert Denogent Beaujolais Villages “Cuvée Jules Chauvet” (750ml)
Robert Denogent is in a class of his own making wine in Southern Burgundy. The wines of Robert Denogent oiffer amazing value. They are often compared to their neighbors to the North, the great white wines of the Cote D’Or, for their richness and expressiveness. They do mature earlier than the Cote D’Or whites, which can be an added bonus too!
The Denogent Beaujolais Villages “Cuvée Jules Chauvet” is a made from a parcel leased from the niece of Jules Chauvet. The vines are farmed according to organic practices, though not certified organic. The grapes are hand harvested and sorted before undergoing a natural fermentation in indigenous yeasts in 228 L oak barrels. Carbonic maceration lasts for 15 days at cellar temperature. No sulphur applications in the vineyard or in the winemaking process and very minimal SO2 is added at bottling. The wine is aged 16 months in 7 year old barrels and bottled unfiltered and unfined.