Vin de Savoie-Ayze, Gringet ‘Le Feu‘ Domaine de Belluard 2016
Domaine de Belluard, Ayse
Domaine Belluard is one of the leading biodynamic producers in the Savoie. The vineyards of this region lie high in the mountains and are not very far from the famous ski fields of the beautiful village of Chamonix. They are also quite close to the Swiss border. Pure, elegant wines of great complexity and finesse. This domaine practices organic viniculture, uses no pesticides or herbicides in the vineyard and no additives in the winemaking process. The grapes are fermented using only the naturally occurring yeasts. The vineyards which Dominique tends so carefully lie in an old glacial valley where the rocks were ground down by the constantly moving ice to form iron-rich soils (the name of one of his cuvees is Le Feu.
Floral and fruity nose, dominant mouth of exotic fruits (citrus) and white peach with a minty note that gives it freshness and minerality which brings to the end, finesse and balance. This concentration and balance of the Gringet will sing crayfish, quenelles of pike, langoustines, scallops and noble fish..
Grape: 100% Gringet (Old native grape variety of Savoie, late maturing variety)