Harvest is 100% manual and grapes are destemmed
before fermentation. Pneumatic press used.
Fermentation is done in the traditional “Beaujolaise” style
(carbonic maceration) for 12 to 15 days in stainless steel.
Ageing is also in stainless steel.
100% Black Gamay (Gamay a jus blanc)
It has a lovely raspberry color and brilliant hue. The nose is
both refined and intense, with notes of violet, peony and
red fruit syrup. As you drink it, it fells fresh and silky. Both
freshness and fruit remain for quite a long time on the
In 2008 Magali Mathray joined her husband Gérard Gelin
who owned the Domaine des Nugues with his father since
1976. The estate is located in the Nothern Beaujolais,
around the crus of Moulin-à-Vent, Fleurie and Morgon.
Magali and Gerard’s 15 hectares of vineyard have
developed an extraordinary following, and justifiably so.
The vineyards are bordered on either side by Morgon to
the west and Fleurie to the east. The vines average forty
years in age and the quality of the fruit grown on this
hillside site is extraordinary. There are even some vines that
have reached an age of over a century. The wines made
here are never artificially adjusted and are richer and
denser than many Cru Beaujolais. As keeping with the
finest tradition, all fruit is hand-harvested and wholecluster vinified. Tasting of only the pure fruit flavors of
unadulterated Beaujolais, they evolved beautifully with