Perfumed, aromatic and with a notable floral twist of violets. Silky and elegant throughout the palate with an abundance of blackcurrant and red berry fruits.
'Arenite' is the terroir of pinky, crumbly sandstone of the La Madone vineyards, rated as one of the best vineyards in Fleurie. The East / South East facing vineyards are very steep in places, lying below the Chapel of the Madonna at the top of the hill. Gamay Noir vines range from 40 to 90 years of age.
In winter match with a roast leg of lamb; during the summer, chill and serve with roast or barbequed chicken or pork.