Purveyors of fine grape juice
2016 Domaine du Mortier Dyonisos loire valley, france
$46

Set at the northern end of the Saint-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil AOC, between Angers and Tours, Mortier is Certified Organic Biodynamic by Ecocert and Nature et Progrès.
When they began cultivating in 1996, Domaine du Mortier was the only organic vineyard in the area. Now the appellation boasts 20% of organically farmed vineyards.
Av. 50 y old vines on clay and tuffeau limestone. very low yield. De stemmed, whole berries maceration in wooden vats for 30 days and long ageing of 15 months in old french oak barrels of 2 to 6 wines. low sulfur before bottling. spontaneous fermentation with natural yeast.

Origin loire valley, france
Year 2016
Varietal red blend
Style elegant & complex