Clos du Tue-Boeuf Vin Rouge Gamay is a natural monovarietal Gamay red wine from the Loire Valley produced by Clos du Tue-Beuf.
Clos du Tue-Boeuf is a winery owned by two brothers who decided to make wine together for the first time in 1999. From the outset they committed themselves to producing natural wines. Clos de Tue-Beuf has been a pioneer in France in the production of natural wines.
The vineyards for Clos du Tue-Boeuf Vin Rouge Gamay are between 5 and 30 years old, and their soils are clayey-calcareous. They are harvested by hand to fully respect the integrity of the grape and to make an initial selection of bunches while still in the field.
Once in the winery, the harvest of Clos du Tue-Boeuf Vin Rouge Gamay is incubated without destemming in order to undergo a carbonic maceration and achieve a high expression of red fruit in the final wine. The vatting lasts for about 2 weeks in stainless steel tanks and the must is fermented with native yeasts, without using commercial yeasts. Lastly, the wine is aged for 4 to 6 months in oak vats.
Clos du Tue-Boeuf Vin Rouge Gamay is a natural monovarietal wine. A fresh wine that is an expression of a Gamay from the Loire.