Dominique Piron Chiroubles 2017 750ml
Dominique Piron, a simple philosophy
In a vineyard with difficult terrain− 30% steep slopes and a virtual patchwork of parcels, Dominique Piron is engaged in sustainable winegrowing. On winegrowing land filled with old broken-down granite and schist, the watchwords are natural balance and biodiversity.
For vinification, our goal is to create terroir wines, wines of character, that remain fruity, subtle and elegant.
A unique vine variety called Gamay
Gamay is the heart and soul of Beaujolais crus.
A cross between the Pinot Noir and Gouais Blanc vine varieties, Gamay was originally imported from Croatia by the Huns in the 4th century. Gamay is a delicate variety and it is either excellent or nothing at all. At any rate, Gamay is a quite remarkable variety because it can either be enjoyed young for its fruitiness and elegance, or allowed to age, developing the structure and mineral qualities so appreciated by connoisseurs.
Morgon, the image of Dominique Piron,
Morgon wines are solid but never hard. They are racy and elegant. They always have a slight hint of black cherry (some would say kirsch, as the wine ages), and bright spicy notes. With their great structure, Morgon wines keep very well.
Morgon, a sure value.
… not to mention other great wines from our legendary granite soil vineyards
Eight other appellations, including Brouilly, Regnié, Fleurie, Chénas, Moulin à Vent, Saint Amour, Beaujolais rouge, rosé and white with the Chardonnay variety.
Domaines Piron, the specialist in Morgon.
Producer- Dominique Piron
Category -Wine - Still - Red
Geography- Beaujolais, France
Appellation- Chiroubles Cru du Beaujolais
Alcohol by volume 13.0%
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