Jean-Claude Lapalu Côte de Brouilly, France 2020
Jean-Claude Lapalu is among the most respected and revered growers in Beaujolais. His Côte de Brouilly is a more stirred, mineral-driven and concentrated Cru Beaujolais, showing a more rustic end of the Gamay spectrum.
Pairing: Game, Dim Sum and glazed duck
Soil: Clay-centric soils with blue stones on granite bedrock
Viticulture: Ecocertified (organic), in biodynamic conversion