2016 Closerie De Moussis Virevolte
A very rare beast.
A Bordeaux estate that was started from scratch by two women in 2008, one that is both certified organic and biodynamic and makes glou glou wines... Rare and wonderful! This is not traditional Bordeaux. Partners in winemaking and life, Pascale and Laurence purchased their property in the Haut Medoc, with tiny parcels spread around the Haut-Medoc and Margaux, including 1 plot that survived phylloxera and is still thriving after over 150 years! Certified organic since 2013 and biodynamic since 2015, the ladies do everything themselves, with the help of two adorable Breton horses. The Virevolte (which translates as “Twirls”) does feel like it dances in the mouth, with fiery, spicy fruit and a velvety texture. And with no added sulfites, no extraction and a short maceration, you get the true taste of Medoc terroir, without the weight or tannins.