Le Pech Abuse Buzet, Domaine du Pech 2016

Domaine du Pech


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The estate was founded in 1978. Daniel Tissot, son of long-standing winemaking family in Jura, has been making wine and winning medals in the Côtes de Buzet since 1980. In 1997 the estate was taken over by his daughter Magali and her boyfriend Ludovic. In 2003, the transition to converting the winery to biodynamics began, to reduce the doses of copper and sulphur used; this was also the year the first manual harvest took place. In 2005 the winery was certified biodynamic.

A garnet-hued wine mellowed in old oak foudres, developing striking prune and leather aromas after several years in the bottle.

Producer   Domaine du Pech

Origin Buzet, Middle Garonne, South-West France

Appellation AOC Buzet

Grapes Merlot (40%), Cabernet Franc (30%), Cabernet Sauvignon (30%)

Vintage 2016

Alcohol 14.5% ABV

Style Full body developing red

Bottle size 750ml

Winemaking Manual harvest, fermented in stainless steel vats with wild yeasts, then matured in large 200 year old oak foudres (10,000 litres) for 30 months without racking. It is then left as long as it needs to mature and stabilise itself.  No sulphur used, not filtered or fined.

Notes Biodynamic, Natural, Organic