Duboeuf Clos des Quarte Vent Fleurie

Style:  Light-bodied red            Vintage: 2017             ABV: 13% 

Varietal: Gamay

Appellation: A.O.C. Fleurie  Region:  Beaujolais     County:  France

The south-facing vineyards of the Estate tumble down the hillside to the road leading out of Fleurie. Two winemakers undertake caring for the 12 hectare (29.7 acre) property, where most of the vineyards surrounding the house are more than 50 years old and trellised in the traditional Gobelet style. They are planted mostly in the pink granite soil that is the hallmark of the Fleurie Cru. Semi-carbonic maceration and malolactic fermentation takes place in temperature-controlled stainless steel vats. The wine sees no oak.

Pair with grilled red meats, lamb shanks, spicy dishes and aged cheeses.