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2015 Yohan Lardy Chenas 'les Deschamps'

Retail: $24.00

$21.99

per bottle

Rating
90 Pts Wine Enthusiast

Color
Red

Size
750 mL

ABV
13.0%

Closure Type
Cork

Vintage
2015

Varietal(s)
Gamay


Organic

BioDynamic

Collectable

Kosher

Sparkling

Dessert


Taste

cherry, strawberry and raspberry

Nose

violet, rose petal, oak, smoke and mushroom

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Wine Enthusiast:

"This wine comes from a small parcel of 70-year-old vines within the Deschamps vineyard. It has great concentration and a dense structure. That contrasts with the complex black fruit and ripe berry flavors. Wood aging has smoothed the fruity edges. Drink this wine from late 2017." February 2017

Neal Martin - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:

"The 2015 Chenas Les Deschamps, which is aged in neutral oak barrels, has a crisp redcurrant and blueberry-scented bouquet, timid at first but opening nicely in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with supple, ripe tannin, well judged acidity and a harmonious, quite caressing finish that delivers fine precision. This is a well crafted Chenas from Yohan Lardy." August 2016

Product Description:

"At only 27 years old Yohan Lardy has truly come to his own by returning to his Beaujolais after completing a BTS Viti-Oeno and spending a number of months working in Chile for an estate harvesting and winemaking. Without hesitation he purchased 2 ha and is now working organically a total of 6.5 hectares in Beaujolais, primarily in Moulin-a-Vent with small plots in Fleurie, Chenas and Beaujolais-Villages.

His vineyards are striking - with lots of diversity, excellent south facing exposure and picturesque backgrounds. The vines are not trellised and quite old at 40-111 years old. His vines are carefully maintained and are surrounded by the beauty of poppy flowers. All work is manual including harvest with an average yield of 45hl/ha. As expected from his vineyard practices he allows for native yeast fermentation and adds no sulfites." - Importer

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