Bordeaux Post-Modern – Wine & Spirits Magazine

Bordeaux Post-Modern

Diverse 19th-century vines for a 21st-century climate


top photo courtesy of Château de la Vieille Chapelle

Frédéric Mallier grows biodynamic bouchalès, his vines planted sometime before phylloxera hit Bordeaux. He makes the wine in a shed attached to the 11th-century stone chapel he and his Bordelaise wife, Fabienne, run as an inn. The Vieille Chapelle 2016 Bouchalès is a…

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This story appears in the print issue of April 2019.
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