Wonderful aromas of black raspberries, asphalt and chocolate with that familiar pepperiness on the finish that characterise the Gamays from the Auvergne & Forez.
Cave Verdier-Logel, Côtes Du Forez, Volcanique Rouge
Jacky Logel was a joiner and carpenter, and Odile was a dietician, both were from Mulhouse in Alsace nothing could have foretold their transformation into vignerons, it all began when Odile’s father retired and Jacky and Odile decided to change their lives drastically, and go to live in the Cotes du Forez region, and take over the family estate which had been bought by her great-grandfather in 1890 (Odile’s parents’ home was in fact the building that was the local Cave Cooperative but they actually did not make wines themselves. Jacky studied viticulture and wine-making at a specialist school in Mâcon, their first vintage was in 1992. The estate comprises 17 hectares.