Joli Vin imports
Côte Roannaise, Turbullent
Appellation: Vin de France
Varietal: Gamay Saint Romain
Vineyards: Multiple parcels with various south/southeast facing exposure
Average age of vines: 3 - 15 years
Principal soil type: Granite and porphyry
Gamay with bubbles. Fermented at cool temperatures and bottled with its natural carbonation capturing all the freshness and vivacity of the this young wine. A whisper of residual sugar makes an ideal apéritif before you sit down at the table but equally at home with fruit at the close of your meal. Although appellation regulations exclude vintage notations for the category, vin de france, it is produced only from a single vintage and like all vintage wines, reflects the character of that vintage.
A most exceptionally difficult wine to resist. A mist of of freshly crushed strawberry fruit and rose petals literally jump from the glass. Precise, energetic, delicious and just plain fun. Enjoy with moderation!
Turbullent fact sheet (PDF)
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