This regional appellation is in the south of the region and follows the hills to the east as far as Saint-Amour. AOP Beaujolais reaches as far as the outskirts of Lyon. Covering nearly a hundred villages, it is the largest appellation in the region.

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A wine with buttery notes on the nose as well as acacia flowers and bay leaves.

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172 million year old clay-limestone soil on pierres dorées (crinoidal limestone).

Manual harvest. Vinification in whole bunches with direct pressing and press juice separation.
Partial ageing in barrels for this 1st vintage.

Settled between the Roche of Solutré in Mâconnais and Moulin-à-Vent in Beaujolais, Maison Jean Loron is one of the most longstanding and largest vine owners in south Burgundy. Its winegrowing origins date back to 1711. This Beaujolais is produced from organically farmed vines.

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Clayey-schisty-sandy soil on slope, 400 m in altitude.

Manual harvest at full maturity, whole or destemmed depending on the vintage and stem maturity. Temperature-controlled maceration in the beginning in order to manage alcoholic fermentation speed, daily pump-over and punching in the end.

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