Saint-Amour

2018
France
Beaujolais

Saint Amour is bounding with juicy raspberry fruit. It's full of energy with great minerality and silky tannins. Saint Amour has the most diverse geology of all of the Cru Beaujolais. Pirolette is distinct because the vineyards are near the top of the hill, where you have very little top soil and very good drainage. The vines average 65 years-old. Total production averages 35,000 bottles.

90 points
"Shimmering ruby. Expressive black raspberry, cherry cola and violet scents pick up mineral and spice nuances with air. Nicely concentrated yet lively on the palate, offering juicy bitter cherry, dark berry and exotic spice flavors that turn sweeter on the back half. Discreet tannins shape the floral-tinged finish, which hangs on with very good persistence."
Josh Raynolds,
Vinous Media
, August 2021

SKU/Code: 
DB8250-18
Product Line: 
Wine
Red
Varietal: 
Gamay
Farming Type: 
Sustainable
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