Silky as a satin sheet, dense as the night...
Powerful - Generous
1 star Guide Hachette 2017. 15/20 Bettane & Desseauve 2017.
Les Amants de la Vigneronne
The name of their estate thumbs its nose at the self-righteous and the macho. Just think about it: Les Amants de la Vigneronne! (The (lady) Winemaker’s Lovers). It’s audacity mixed with fun, just like their wines: silky as a satin sheet, deep as a passionate embrace, dense as the night. Far from cheap marketing, Régine and Christian Godefroid have given their cuvée a particular stamp, with deliberately sensual names, but to tell the truth, all that is almost superfluous, as the intoxication is firstly in the bottle. To put it in more practical terms: Les Amants de la Vigneronne is eight hectares of vines run in line with the principles of organic agriculture, on the schist soil so typical of the Faugères appellation (Languedoc). Sadly, Les Amants de la Vigneronne are mourning the loss of Christian Godefroid who passed away at the end of 2017.
Dans la peau ('In the Skin')
Popsss offers you this cuvée exclusively, as Régine and Christian Godefroid do not have a distributor in Belgium. Beware however: our stock is limited.
On the estate, the grapes are harvested manually and the yield is limited (in this case, 25 hl/ha). The red wines undergo long maceration with regular pigeage and significant maturing (in this case, 18 months in casks).
Dark red robe with purplish tints.
Mineral nose dominated by black fruits.
Full-bodied in the mouth with aromas of scrubland, black fruits and caramel. A toasted touch at the finish.
Loin of lamb or game.
16-17°C. Decant when young.
|Domain||Les Amants de la Vigneronne|
|Cuvée||Dans la Peau|
|Dominant grape variety||Syrah|
|Bottle size||75 cl|
|Aging potential||at least 10 years|