La Lunotte
Ormeaux 2020

'£26'

Christophe Foucher takes on god teir like status here at NFL. He can do no wrong. Such is the case with Ormeaux. A gamay grown on the holy trinity of soils clay, flint and silex. Whole bunch macertion for two weeks draws out the darker side of this fruit driven varital. Earthly, crunchy and steeped in black fruit, all the while having the hallmark 'slurpability' that we've come to love from Foucher.
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Christophe Foucher takes on god teir like status here at NFL. He can do no wrong. Such is the case with Ormeaux. A gamay grown on the holy trinity of soils clay, flint and silex. Whole bunch macertion for two weeks draws out the darker side of this fruit driven varital. Earthly, crunchy and steeped in black fruit, all the while having the hallmark 'slurpability' that we've come to love from Foucher.

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La Lunotte
Touraine, Loire, France

For anyone who (like me) romanticises antiquity, there’s magic in the home and cellar of Christophe Foucher. It’s hard to imagine that wine can be made in newly-built, sterile cellars after crawling through the hatch-door to Christophe’s chai, nestled within a building built in the early 1900s of nearly 40cm thick blocks of exposed local sandstone (known as tuffeau in the region). The walls that enclose the cellar...

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