Julie Balagny
Simone 2020

One might call it a "rare cuvée" if they were so inclined - Julie's only made it a handful of times, the last time in 2014. From her oldest vines in the En Remont parcel, planted on quartz-rich soils. So lifted, with generous fruit character and a linear tension that runs vertically through the palate. A prickly acidity lines the finish. Immense wine from Julie.
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One might call it a "rare cuvée" if they were so inclined - Julie's only made it a handful of times, the last time in 2014. From her oldest vines in the En Remont parcel, planted on quartz-rich soils. So lifted, with generous fruit character and a linear tension that runs vertically through the palate. A prickly acidity lines the finish. Immense wine from Julie.

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Julie Balagny
Beaujolais, France

Behind unassuming, heavy iron-clad doors we find Julie Balagny's new residence, tucked away behind a litany of farming and oenological utensils in various states of decay. Julie's an enigmatic character, and even at her home there's a quiet sense of reservation to her. Walking up to the vineyard sites is no easy feat, and as we trudged up the precariously perched at the tops of steep slopes I found...

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