Fleurie "Le Vivier", Yohan Lardy 2018 (Beaujolais, France)

100% Gamay from vines between 40 and over 70 years old with south-east exposure
in only 1/2 ha in the lieu-dit ‘Le Vivier’ plot – sand over blue granite. Vines are planted at 250 meters elevation. Yield is 40hl/ha. Hand harvested. Whole cluster carbonic maceration for an average of 18 days in concrete vats using indigenous yeasts. Spends a few months on lees after malolactic. Aged 8 months in neutral oak barrels. Light filtration before bottling, no fining. 2 g/hl of SO2 added just before bottling