Dupré-Goujon Côte de Brouilly Heronde 2020


It doesn’t take an expert to notice that Guillaume Goujon and Sebastien Dupré are farming organically. Their vines, located in the Côte de Brouilly, share the earth with an impressive array of herbs, flowers, grasses, and wildlife. In the cellar Dupré and Goujon have a similarly light touch – their cuvées are made with whole clusters, ambient yeasts, limited oak and almost no sulfites.

“Heronde” is Dupré-Goujon’s most impressive wine, showing the complexity possible from Gamay. The nose is deep and very floral – roses, hyacinth, gardenia – but the mouth remains balanced and fresh. There’s impressive finesse to the wine, without an ounce of heaviness or over-extraction. Its concentration is enough to sustain it for a few years of bottle aging, but its aromatics make it hard to avoid today. Nanson called it “vibrant” and “lovely,” writing “Bravo again…”

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