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Ludovic Engelvin Cru Elles 2018



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  • A rising star of the Gard region in France's south
  • Farmed using organic practices
  • Fermeneted natually and bottled without fining or filtration

What does Cru Elles mean?…Play on words Ludovic describes. In French when the combined it means Cruel, separate Elles means lady in plural, the cruel ladies. Sources the grapes for this wine from local growers, but all small parcels of an average age of 40 years old.

2018 – In 2018 it was very wet alongside frosts, a challenging year. Alot of Grenache was lost in the Gard and as such he amended the cepage for this year. 70% Cinsault, 30% Grenache. No de-stemming; grapes are lightly crushed. Aged in fiberglass and stainless steel tanks for 6 months until Spring bottling