Herve Souhaut, La Souteronne, 2020, 750 ml
Souhaut makes elegant and svelte wines out of the Rhone valley. He opts for whole cluster, semi-carbonic maceration the gently extracts flavors and tannins. La Souteronne is 100% Gamay with notes of black cherry, plum, fig paste, and smoky herbs. Read more
WINEMAKING: Grapes are hand-harvested and undergo a very long maceration at a low temperature—without de-stemming. The wine is fermented in wooden tanks and aged on fine lees in secondhand oak casks for eight months. The wine is bottled without filtration. The wine has a total SO2 of only 25 mg/L.