Pithon-Paille - Grololo Rouge 2021
This Grolleau has the intense aromas of red fruits to excite your senses.
Jo Pithon started his famed domaine in 1978. His parents were winemakers in Anjou, and Jo has done as much as anyone to lift the appellation, and the Loire Valley as whole, onto the world stage. His focus on dry whites, now commonplace, was very innovative in the last two decades of the 20th century. He was also at the forefront of organic farming, the use of indigenous yeasts and the rejection of sugar and acid additions. Pithon works with a small handful of biodynamic growers – just one farmer for Grololo and another for the Mozaik Blanc – to create some of the freshest and most soulful wines in France.
A garnet red color, it has intense aromas of red fruits on the nose. The mouth-feel has beautiful acidity and is a little tannic. Drink now or cellar for 2 years - this Grololo is best enjoyed in its youth. 100% Grolleau.