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Tasting: Sextant Aligoté & Gamay

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The son of a dairy farmer in Auvergne, Julien Altabar never dreamed he would one day produce wine. After studying viticulture - at his mother's insistence - Julien made the acquaintance of organic viticulture pioneer Dominique Derain in Saint Aubin, Côte d'Or. The two struck a deal - Julien would give a helping hand in the vineyards & cellar, and Dominique would allow him to produce a couple barrels in the basement.

Since then Julien has found an old-vine parcel of aligoté outside of Puligny and established a hands-on relationship with a tight circle of growers around Burgundy from whom he demands organic farming.

Julien's wines combine the traditionally subtle style of his mentor Dominique Derain with the energy & vibrancy that results from his hands-off approach in the cellar. On Saturday we're opening his Pet-Nat aligoté, which he calls Skin Bull, and Le Pilou Pilou, made from 100% gamay.

Saturday, February 24
3-5pm @ WWM

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Sextant Skin Bull
Vin de France
Aligoté
$33

Sextant Le Pilou Pilou
Vin de France
Gamay
$30

Earlier Event: February 17
Tasting: Languedoc Gold
Later Event: February 28
Tasting: Patricia Green