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Fay d’Homme: la part du Colibri Abouriou

THE WINE

HARD FACTS

WINE NAME:
La Part du Colibri Abouriou
PRODUCER:
Fay d’Homme
VINTAGE:
2015
APPELLATION:
Vin de France
GRAPE VARIETIES:
Abouriou
FERMENTATION TANKS:
Stainless Steel
YEASTS:
Natural
MACERATION:
12 Days
MALOLACTIC:
Done
AGED IN:
Stainless Steel
AGED FOR:
7 Months
CLARIFICATION/FILTRATION:
None
VEGAN:
Yes
ALCOHOL CONTENT:
12 % vol.
TOTAL PRODUCTION:
3,600 bottles
ALTITUDE:
50-100 m
SOIL:
Gabbro
YEAR PLANTED:
1982
DENSITY:
7,000 vines/hectare
YIELD:
35 Hectoliters per Hectare

QUICK FACTS

A total of only 350 Ha exist of Abouriou in all of France.

Only 3,600 bottles produced total of Vincents Abouriou!

Close to Gamay in DNA, but has Merlot and Malbec as grandparents.

THIS WINE’S STORY

I don’t know which is the most challenging part of this varietal; the pronunciation or saving it from disappearing. Abouriou’s origins come from the South West of France where it was widely planted until the mid…

INT’L ARTICLE NUMBER

EAN: 3760195198100

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