Henry Fessy Fleurie 2015 75cl

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Country France
Region Beaujolais
Brand Henry Fessy
Grape Variety Gamay
Size 75cl
ABV 12.5%
Closure Type Cork
Vintage 2015
Maturity Drink or Keep
Food Match Roasted chicken, grilled meats and cheese.
Style Floral and Fruity

This wine has abounding finesse and elegance with floral aromas of irises and violets. A beautiful sustained red colour with purple reflections. The nose is elegant with aromas of rose, raspberry and redcurrant. Very balanced in the mouth, with silky tannins, redcurrant aromas are followed by a hint of rose on the finish.

Lying on homogeneous soils of granite containing large crystals, Fleurie is often regarded as the Queen of the Beaujolais. The wines are characterized by abounding finesse and elegance with floral aromas of irises and violets. The Henry Fessy Domaine contains 5 hectares of Fleurie vineyards.

Country Of Origin: France

Henry Fessy is The Cru Beaujolais Specialist, located in the heart of Beaujolais. Their winery sits in the shadow of Mont Brouilly and their unique domaine is the most geographically extensive in the region and includes vineyards in nine of the 10 Cru appellations. This unique resource allows their team to gain an intimate understanding of each vineyard and the specificities of each vintage resulting in exceptional and expressive wines.

Laurent Chevalier, their Director and a talented winemaker, crafts wines showcasing the myriad of styles possible from the Gamay grape and the region's varied terroirs. Beaujolais wines range from light and fruity through to floral, earthy and mineral in character. Their lighter body, moderate alcohol levels and affinity with a wide range of ingredients and cuisines makes them the perfect everyday wine.

Henry Fessy's roots lie in the late 19th century when the Fessy family moved from the Loire Valley and began growing grapes in Beaujolais. They founded their business in 1888 and over the years developed a successful enterprise as a grower, negociant and winemaker.

In 2008 the Fessy family sold to the family-owned Burgundian wine producer Maison Louis Latour. With Louis Latour’s support the company has prospered and significant investment in their domaine and facilities has followed. In 2009 Louis Latour appointed winemaker Laurent Chevalier to lead the business.

Country Of Origin: France

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