Paul Henri Thillardon Chenas les Boccards 2010
100% Gamay. The vineyards are located in the town of La Chapelle-de-Guinchay (71570). The soil is granitic (pink granite). The vineyards are located on a plateau south-west around the CastleBoccards and biodynamically farmed. The vines have been organically farmed for 15 years. Tillage and plowing are done by horseand vines are only treated with herbs – no synthetic product.Manual harvesting. The grapes are destemmed and put into tanks cold. Native yeast fermentation.
Maceration lasts about 12 days. A screw press type “vaslin” is used when pressing. Aging in oak
barrels for 5 months (70%) but no new oak.
First nose reveals notes of ripe black fruits, second nose of burnt notes take over. On the palate, thewine is sweet, this wine is very round and rich flavors. The tannins are present and silky. The
delicacy and complexity of the sample shows Chénas well both in its youth and in longevity