FR-JBU-04-18

Bourgueil 'Mi-Pente', Domaine de la Butte [Jacky Blot]

Bourgueil 'Mi-Pente', Domaine de la Butte [Jacky Blot]

• Certified organic
• 100% Cabernet Franc
• 70+ year old vines
• South exposure
• From the mid-slope
• A ‘Grand Cru’ of Bourgueil
• Topsoil is the thinnest here. And limestone is very close to the surface
• De-stemmed
• Indigenous yeasts
• Unfined and unfiltered
• Fermented and aged in barrel (20% new, 80% 1-2 year old barrels)

Producer:
Vintage:
2018
Country:
France
Region:
Loire
Appellation:
Bourgueil
Variety:
Cabernet Franc
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Certified Organic

Press & Reviews

Wine Enthusiast

Score:
93
Date:
2020-12-31
Review:
One of three wines from the La Butte vineyard, this comes from halfway up the slope. The positioning gives the wine a rich style, expressing the vineyard in its ripe black fruits and fine, dark tannins. It is an ageworthy wine, poised and subtly elegant. Drink from 2022.