• 2020 Sextant Po a Po

2020 Sextant Po a Po

We love that Julien is quite restless and is always searching for new challenges. So naturally, it was inevitable that he would make a skin contact wine using white grapes.

The wine is made from the wonderful Aligoté grape variety from a four-hectare plot in the Cote Challonaisse. The grapes (50% destemmed and 50% whole bunches) were crushed, and then, instead of the juice being runoff, it was left in contact with the skins for nine days allowing the anthocyanins and other polyphenols in the skins and pips to leach into the juice.

The presence of the anthocyanins from the skins turns the wine a light orange colour, and some of the other polyphenols extracted during the maceration give the wine a lovely rounded mouthfeel.

This very complex wine is only available in tiny quantities, but we have been lucky enough to obtain a few cases for the Australian market.

- Living Wines

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Wine with no additions, wild yeast, and sustainable farming.