Name of the domaine: Domaine PASSOT
Name of responsible person: Rémy PASSOT
History of the appellation: The Bourgogne Gamay is a new regional appellation since the 2011 vintage. The grapes that are used must be exclusively from Beaujolais crus.
Variety: Black Gamay with white juice
Color: Red only
Average age of vines: 50 years
Growing method: Head-pruning, shredded vine shoots, several trellised parcels, 25 % grass-seeded, narrow tractor for mechanical work.
Winemaking method: Beaujolais winemaking with controlled temperatures, 8-12 day vatting period, 50 % destemmed.
Harvesting methods: Manual harvesting
Wine aging: Aged in vats for 12 months.
Average shelf life: 4 to 8 years
Tasting: This wine, while it has all of the olfactory characteristics of fine Burgundy wines, offers more immediate fruitiness. The nose reveals fruity and peppery notes, with a slight woody accent. On the palate, pleasant, yount red fruit flavors of great finesse.