Les Chonchons Rouge 2018
A Wine That
is for lovers of light reds. Poulsard, the darling grape of the Jura, will show you why it should be your darling in a single sip. Think fresh cranberry juice, and be prepared to fall head-over-heels for its luminous magenta colour. Who needs a lava lamp when you can have Poulsard?.
This bottle is a rare find that we would like to share with many of you. We are therefore limiting the purchase to ONE BOTTLE ONLY per customer please, thank you for your understanding!
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- Winemaker: Jean-Francois Ganevat
Where and How?
This is Poulsard from an organic grower friend of Jean-François Ganevat.
Destemmed and fermented naturally, infusion-style, before being aged for a year in old oak barrels. Bottled unfined, unfiltered and without sulphites.
The Winemaker: Jean-Francois Ganevat
“It’s simple. I have always wanted to make wines that I want to drink.”
The cellar is a patchwork of different vessels; everything from old Burgundy barrels, to amphorae of all shapes and sizes and large, to old Austrian foudres. He ages the wines in the vessels that he feels suits them. The wines are almost always bottled without sulphur, but if Jean-François feels that a cuvée needs it, he'll add a "homeopathic dose." This is a method that consists of adding a micro-dose of sulphur (sometimes undetectable) but that is believed to have the same effect on the wine.