Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Producer: La Dernière Goutte (Cyrille Vuillod)
Region: Beaujolais / Burgundy, France
Vegan friendly wine
Wild Scale: 3/5
Winemaking: Organic grapes were hand harvested and then underwent a direct press before fermentation with indigenous yeast (partly in stainless steel, partly in oak). Aged in oak and steel before bottling with no filtration, fining or added sulphur.
This Wine: A natural Bourgogne Blanc with medium body and pleasant green aromas. Precise and balanced with some creaminess from the oak. The name means 'Drink Desire'!
Notes on the Winemaker: Cyrille Vuillod was a ski instructor in the Alps before embarking on the journey to become a natural winemaker in Beaujolais after studying under Jean-Claude Lapalu. Situate don the edge of Brouilly, he now produces no or low sulphur Gamays and some white wine made from Chardonnay.