Antoine Sunier Regnie

Antoine Sunier

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Snapshot
Vintage: 2016
Bottle sizes: 750 ML, 1.5 L
Country: France
Region: Beaujolais
Appellation: Regnie
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Gamay
Organic: Practicing
Vineyard: 45 year old vines from the lieu-dits of Les Forchets, le Potet, Montmerond. 3500 meters in altitude.
Orientation: South facing
Soil: Granite, 80% of area has little topsoil and is very rocky.
Viticulture: In organic conversion
Vinification: Gravity flow to tanks, Indigenous yeast fermentations at low temperatures, to preserve fresh fruit flavors and a delicate tannic structure. Whole cluster fermenteation for 8-15 days, horizontal pressing, manual racking for elevage.
Aging: Aged 8 months on the lees in 90% neutral burgundy barrels and 10% epoxy tanks. Minimal sulfur, bottled with no fining or filtration.