Saint Amour Cœur de Gamay 2018. Domaine Patrick Tranchand.
Beaujolais Cru since 1946 with sustainable Farming.
Awards: 91 pts Vinous/90 pts Wine Enthusiast.
They are the youngest vines of the estate: 50 year old. It is in the Cru Saint-Amour, in northern Beaujolais, on a soil of clay and schist.
Grape Variety: 100% Gamay Noir
Tasting notes: Purple color with red cherry highlights. A nose characterised with wild berries and spices. Very balanced in the palate with fresh and spicy notes.
« I started my own estate in 1994 with the help of my brother and father. It is located on the hill which is looking down on the Cru Moulin a Vent at 280 meters of elevation. I am farming my vines sustainably. My final purpose is to produce wines with elegance. »
Artisan Wine maker Patrick Tranchand