Snapshot
Vintage: 2015
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Loire
Appellation: Vin De France
Wine type: Red
Varietals: Syrah (Shiraz)
Organic: Practicing
Biodynamic: Practicing
Vineyard: 25-30 year old Pinot Noir vines.
Orientation: Southwest facing
Soil: Subsoils of Gneiss and Orthogneiss
Viticulture: Farmed using organic and biodynamic practices, soil ploughing and scraping; rigourous canopy management.
Vinification: At harvest, all fruit is received in the winery via gravity (no pumps). Short cuvaison, whole cluster fermentation for one week followed by pneumatic press. All wild yeast fermentation.
Aging: Aged in amphora for 8 months. Vinified without sulfur, no fining or filtration.
Notes: Fred Niger's glou glou Syrah is meant to be enjoyed for fun sans fuss with a group friends. Charcuterie and fries are magic pairings.