We are delighted to champion the wines of this delightful Beaujolais House, Château d’Emeringes. As soon as we tasted the wines of this estate we wanted to include them in our portfolio as they are real terroir wines.
Château d'Emeringes came into being in the mid 1950’s and is firmly a family affair with 3 generations involved. The Domaine borders Chénas and Fleurie, just north of Juliénas situated in an area that has been cultivating vines since the 14th century. The vineyards are in classic Beaujolais-Villages sites, with sandy granitic soils and south-east-facing slopes. Here the family grows 15 hectares of Gamay with an average vine age of 40 years and 0.7 hecatres of Chardonnay with an average vine age of 30 years. The age of the vines coupled with the vine management philosophy of la lutte raisonnée, minimum interventions and respect of the environment ensures that the fruit delivered to the winery is always in the very best condition that nature will allow.
Pierre David is head of operations, a man with passion and soul, who judiciously uses modern technology and old school learning to craft definitive Beaujolais.