Yann Bertrand Julienas "...100%" 2020 750ml

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Organic.  Parcel: En Riziere.  Size: 2 ha. Vine Age: Average 60 year-old vines.  Soil: Roche is a local term for this particular white and crumbly terroir of fossilized granite, schist and other oxidized minerals.  Cold carbonic maceration at 10-12ºC (50-54ºF).  Native yeast with no sulfur added.  7-9 months in very old barrels and demi-muids, minimum 10 years old from both red and white wines. 30 % in demi-muids and 70 % in 225 L barrels for a duration of 7-9 months. Racked by gravity. Bottled unfiltered by gravity following the lunar calendar. 5000 btl produced.  Juliénas is the furthest north cru of the Beaujolais, and has a unique terroir from the better known crus to the South, Yann was inspired to produce Juliénas because the terroir is rather unknown and also because he forged a relationship with a passionate grower of grapes in the village. This cuvee used to be called "Pure Ju" but there was a copyright dispute over the name, so he changed it for the 2019 vintage.