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Michel Tete 'Cuvee Tradition' Julienas 2022
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James Suckling 93
"Fresh raspberries, lemon rind, crushed stones and thyme on the nose. It’s sleek and fresh with a medium body and fine, lightly chalky tannins. Fresh minerality throughout, continuing on a subtle yet long finish. Drink or hold."

Tasting Notes
"This ripe, juicy wine offers full blueberry fruits. It has a light structure, aiming more for generous fruits and balanced acidity. Beautiful balance at the elegant wet stone finish thats impressively long for the 2022 vintage. ... read more
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Shelf Location — 93d
Size:750mL (wine)
Alcohol by vol:13%
Closure:Cork
Store Item ID:#57058
Location at store:93d
Item Description
James Suckling 93
"Fresh raspberries, lemon rind, crushed stones and thyme on the nose. It’s sleek and fresh with a medium body and fine, lightly chalky tannins. Fresh minerality throughout, continuing on a subtle yet long finish. Drink or hold."

Tasting Notes
"This ripe, juicy wine offers full blueberry fruits. It has a light structure, aiming more for generous fruits and balanced acidity. Beautiful balance at the elegant wet stone finish thats impressively long for the 2022 vintage. Drink or hold."

The Wine
100% Gamay
60+ year old vines
350 meters in altitude with vineyards situated in an amphitheater-like setting
High density planting: 10,000 vines/ha
Granite-based sites with ancient alluvial deposits, some sandy soils, with fair amount of clay
Sits on the bedrock of the regions famously volcanic blue stone
Semi-carbonic vinification in cement
Aged in cement

The Estate
Domaine du Clos du Fief is run by the father-son team of Michel and Sylavain Tte. This is a rare 4th generation Cru estate in Julinas and Julie, based at the far Northwest sector of Beaujolais. The history of these great villages dates back more than 2,000 years and trace their names to Julius Caesar. Vines were grown on the high altitude hillsides of Julinas and Julli (a granite rich Beaujolais-Villages Cru that mimics its more famous neighbor) in the Gallo-Roman period. Michel took over this history-rich land after studying in Beaune, where he learned many techniques that he now uses on his own wines to great acclaim. Michel and Sylvain harken their wines back to the classics: low yields, meticulously farmed vineyards, and classic winemaking resulting in serious and mouthwatering examples of terroir driven reds.

Farming Practice:Sustainable
About Michel Tete
Domaine du Clos du Fief is run by our friend Michel Tête, with his son Sylvain working alongside. This is a rare 4th generation Cru estate in Juliénas and Julie, based at the far Northwest sector of Beaujolais. The history of these great villages dates back more than 2,000 years and trace their names to Julius Caesar. Vines were grown on the high altitude hillsides of Juliénas and Jullié (a granite rich Beaujolais-Villages Cru that mimics its more famous neighbor) in the Gallo-Roman period. Michel took over this history-rich land after studying in Beaune, where he learned many techniques that he now uses on his own wines to great acclaim. Michel harkens his wines back to the classics: low yields, meticulously farmed vineyards, and classic winemaking resulting in serious and mouthwatering examples of terroir driven reds.
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