Louis & Charlotte Pérot
Experimenting with everything from grape varieties, assemblages, maceration times and labels/cuveés (changing every year)
New vineyard site in the works…freshly plowed vineyard site
lots of sand and red clay in this areapre-dinner glass, with the book that inspired Louis to make wine
everyone takes a walk in the old vines through the woods
“Regain”: L’autour (parcel), Duras égrappe (destemmed), giner, gentle acidity, pique, mostly morning forest
2nd L’Autour: same but north facing, maceration & harvest 1 week later
“Baron”: carbonic maceration Malbec ^^^
“Les Trilles”: merlot egrappe 13.5% 0.8 VA buoyant, 1 month maceration^^^^
“Spoon River”: Cøt egrappe 50%, Merlot grappe entiere 50%, 7 days maceration. smells like peonie brine??? nose a little closed but good grip on palate…open up in 6 months?
“Plein Chant L’Ostal”: savory nose, liquorice, herbes, 12%, Malbec fuisse, 3 weeks maceration, gentle pumpover
“La Chouette”: 2015 Merlot, grappe entiere, maceration by foot
“Plein Chant”: Malbec 2013 de grappe, slightly oxidized nose, fruit is dissapearing, tannins soft and present
“Anselme”: 2014 jamon serrano nose, Malbec egrappe, maceration & fermentation in barrel, good acidity, flips barrel, pops top off, labor intensive
home made playdoh carrots!!