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Frédéric Maignet, Consultant Oenologist talking with Grégory Barbet, President, in the cellars while sampling red wines

Vin Sauvage à Poil Régnié 2018

Beaujolais
  • 75cl bottle

Very pure. An intense colour, supple tannins, fruity aromas and a hint of spice. An outstanding Beaujolais.

Vineyards

Domaine Romy is a property of 30 hectares in the area of the Pierres Dorées in the south of Beaujolais.

Vintage

2018 was the rainiest winter for 60 years. Though average temperatures were normal, this does not reflect how variable the conditions of 2018 were: a harsh December, mild January and a cold February. As a result, budburst happened late in mid-April. Spring was a turning point: sunny, dry and warm, which allowed the vines to catch up and indeed continue ahead of the curve. Mid June then marked the beginning of a drought that continued until the first day of harvest. Harvest began right at the end of August and had to be done vigilantly to avoid over-concentration in the grapes picked later - the heatwave continued. 2018 could well be compared to 2009 with deep colour, complex aromas and remarkable fruit intensity.

Winemaking

Careful selection and traditional Beaujolais winemaking make this a classic.

Enjoy with:

  • Grilled and Roasted Red Meats
  • Grilled and Roasted White Meats
  • Pizza/Pasta
  • Salads and Picnics
  • Casseroles/Stews
  • Mild Creamy Cheeses
Perfect with paté and fresh baguette