The Lardy family has exploited the best terroirs of the Fleurie appellation for three generations.
Lucien owns around 35 acres of vines split between the appellations of Fleurie, Moulin à Vent, Morgon and Beaujolais-Villages.
When it comes to winemaking, Lucien would say he is more Burgundian in vinify each of my plots separately,” he explains, “in order to manage the expression of all my land. style. He favours semi-carbonic fermentation with partial destemming, all native yeasts and about two weeks maceration with partial ageing in a mixture of barrel and cask.”
Lucien Lardy is a founding partner of TERROIRS ORIGINELS, a collective of independent winemakers from Beaujolais and the Maconnais.