Pierre Chermette Vissoux Cuvee Traditionnelle Origine 2016

$3399
$  -  Save 5%  in any mixed case of 12  
icon Build a 12 Bottle Case:

Choose and mix wines from the wide
range available at World Wine.

A 5% discount will be automatically
applied once the 12th bottle is added.
after 4 payments of
$
or make 4 payments of $ AUD after
Save 5%
(by purchasing any mix of 12 bottles)
Size: 750

Select Quantity

- +

Free Delivery Orders over $250*

Or $9.95 flat fee Australia wide.

Dispatched from our Melbourne store.

x

Our location

We are located in the heart of Melbourne and stock a range of specialty wines.

We also have access to more than 5000 fine wines from around the world through our local supplier network. Sometimes a vintage changes, or our suppliers sell out of stock without us yet being able to push through a timely update on our website.

If you would like to confirm stock levels before placing your order, please contact us here. Alternatively, if products are unavailable you will be informed in a reasonable time and we will process a refund/replacement for you.

About This Wine

Vissoux's emblematic Cuvée Traditionnelle Vieilles Vignes was first bottled in 1986 - at the behest of Jean Brouilly, the Michelin-starred chef of Tarare Restaurant. The idea behind this wine was to be a counter-reaction to the prevailing, highly industrial tendencies in Beaujolais of the time. It instantly caused a sensation, launching the fame of the Chermette wines and igniting heated debates within the region. Inadvertently or not, this low sulphur, hand-picked, old vine, organic, whole bunch, natural yeast fermented, unchapitalised, low yield (pauses for breath!), unfiltered wine had critiqued the oceans of bland, homogenised Beaujolais being produced in the region. It had raised the bar considerably for 'standard', non-cru Beaujolais and it remains today a benchmark. In fact, this is still an atypically, 'traditional' Beaujolais and one of the most succulent, rewarding and authentic wines you could hope to find in the region. And look at the price! Only in Le Beaujolais! The fruit source is four hectares in St Vérand, sited on a patch of dark granite (within a limestone-rich area), a soil that that partly accounts for the wine's 'cru' level depth and minerality. The vine age also helps, being 35 to 85 years old. These vines produce a considerably deeper, plumper, silkier wine than the Griottes. Already dripping with floral, spicy, red and black currant and cherry fruit this has a fabulous texture shot through with lip-smacking acidity and some fine tannins. Again, the price is peanuts bearing in mind how much you are getting.

Type Red Wine
Varietal(s) Gamay
Country France
Region Beaujolais
Brand Domaine du Vissoux
Vintage 2016

Customer Reviews

No reviews yet
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)

You May Also Like