About the wine
Gamay is the dominant grape variety in Beaujolais. It has thin skins and this means that there are low levels of tannin extracted in the winemaking process. As a result, the wine is typically light bodied and floral. Try it with charcuterie or grilled meats.
About the producer
Domaine Sigaux was founded in 1770. Today, it's in the hands of the family-run Pardon & Fils, one of the most respected producers in Beaujolais. The average age of the vines here is 65 years old. The older the vine, the tastier the grape – this makes for some seriously flavoursome Gamay.
About the region
This is made in Brouilly, which is officially recognised as one of the ten Beaujolais Crus (the best of the best). Domaine Sigaux gets its grapes from Mont Brouilly. The higher altitude and greater sun exposure here mean more grape ripening, higher acidity levels and, most importantly, a more concentrated, structured wine.