Je T'ais Dans La Peau, 2019, Loire

Je T'ais Dans La Peau, 2019, Loire

Laurent Lebled

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Cuvée: Je T'ais Dans La Peau
Vintage: 2019
Grape(s): Menu Pineau
Fermentation: Native, Whole-Cluster
Appellation: Savigny-en-Veron
Region, Country: Loire, France
Alcohol: 14.5%
Size: 750 ml
Winemaker(s): Laurent Lebled

Made entirely from the rare, local grape Menu Pineau.

Skin-contact wine. Spicy/smoky apple – floral bouquet. Bright acidity – soft creamy tannic mouthfeel – light citrus finish. The grapes are treated like red grapes with destemming and maceration of the skins for about three weeks accompanied by daily pigeage (punching down). The result is a beautiful light orange wine with lovely tannic structure.

Harvested manually, whole-clusters in small crates are placed in concrete tanks, where an extended 12-day carbonic maceration occurs before pressing and racking in large fibreglass tanks. No sulfur is added to the wine at any point. The wine is neither fined nor filtered.