Louis Dressner Selections - Wine Importer
Collioure from Bruno Duchêne.
Bruno Duchêne.


In a past life, Bruno Duchêne was a wild mushroom distributor in the Loire valley. Today, he lives in the town of Banyuls, where he produces dry reds from some of France's hardest to work vineyards.


This visit with Bruno Duchêne took place in July, 2012.

Words by Jules Dressner, photos by Maya Pedersen.


VdP "La Luna"
Soil: Schist
Grapes: 90% Grenache, 10% Carignan
Age of vines: 40 to 50 years old.
Exposition: Blend of several different parcels with different heights and expositions.
Vinification: whole cluster, no remontage, a few pigeages. Fermented and aged 2/3 in vat, 1/3 in barrel.


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