The tradition of Beaujolais Nouveau started simply as a celebration of the end of the harvest with the first wine of the year. It's since turned into a worldwide event! . This year we have two Nouveau cuvées from Selene, a new producer on our shelves.

 

Sylvère Trichard has taken over his uncle’s estate with his partner, Elodie. They are a dedicated pair of growers, with Elodie responsible for vegetable production and Sylvère for the vines. Organically certified they are moving forward with promoting as much biodiversity as possible on the land. The wines are fermented with native yeasts, all go through semi-carbonic maceration (the traditional style of Beaujolais) and are aged mostly in concrete vats (with fruit from his grandmother’s favourite parcel reserved for ageing in older barrels). Minimal sulphur is used at bottling, often none is added at all.

 

The grapes for this cuvée are from a négoce project Sylvere is running, whereas the Domaine Nouveau is from grapes grown on the estate. See the Domaine Nouveau here

 

Nouveau 2020

£16.80Price
  • Name Nouveau
    Producer Séléné
    Style Red
    Country France
    Region Beaujolais
    Vintage 2020
    Grape 100% Gamay
    ABV %  
    SO2 Minimal added at bottling.
    Production Natural. Vegan. Organic. Unfined. Unfiltered.
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