Jean-Claude Lapalu, 2017 Alma Mater



Vintage

2017

Region

FranceBeaujolais

Appellation

Vin de France

Cuvée

Alma Mater

Varietal

Gamay

Farming

Organic

Vinification

Amphora aged, Indigenous yeast fermented, Low Sulfur Vinification & Aging, Unfined & Unfiltered, Whole Cluster Fermented

Soil Type

Granit/Clay

Note

last bottles

Inky and black with dark cherry aromas and flavors. Structured and detailed, Alma Mater is a distinct creation unto itself and an outlier in the Lapalu lineup. It was a result of “alcohol-infused brainstorming” and has become a darling of the natural wine congnescenti.