Pithon-Paille "Grololo" Vin de Pays

SKU #1093502

Groslot is a minor grape variety in the Loire, but a historical one in Anjou. It has characteristics of lush fruit and light tannins. A "non-vintage" but entirely from the 2014 harvest, the 20 to 30-year-old vines planted in slate produce a uniquely ripe and mouth-filling red wine. The wine was bottled after the wine spent 10 months in 3 to 7-year-old (neutral) oak barrels. A fun play between spice, fruit and warm mineral.

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