Moulin à Vent, Les Thorins, 2018, Domaine Lucien Lardy.
Beaujolais Cru since 1936.
Awards: 92 pts Vinous/90 pts Wine Enthusiast.
Thanks to an hard work, Lucien LARDY became a sure value in Fleurie. This plot ideally located was a good opportunity to take a new challenge for quality in the Moulin à Vent appellation.
Grape Variety: 100% Gamay Noir.
Farming: Estate certified Terra Vitis. Sustainable farming, short pruning in bushes.
Tasting Notes: At first, a red crimson robe. Then, complexe and spicy notes with blueberries and violette flowers. Overall, a rich wine, musky and mineral characterised with a silky and round finish.
” Coming from a family of four children, I was the only one to choose winemaker as my profession. My father left me a wonderful legacy that I wanted to honour and preserve.” Artisan Wine maker, Lucien Hardy.