CLOS DU TUE-BOEUF, Thierry Puzelat, Les Montils
Thierry Puzelat joined his brother Jean-Marie in their family estate, Le Clos du Tue Boeuf in 1994. Four years later, Thierry started a small negociant business, buying organically growned grapes from trusted local winegrowers. Having met and worked with Francois Dutheil (Bandol) and Marcel Lapierre (Morgon), two pioneers of the ‘natural’ wine movement, Thierry decided he too, wanted to make his wines as naturally as possible.
Puzelat’s wines are quite unique, they are highly expressive of their terroir, authentic, filled with life and have very strong personality.
‘Thierry and Jean-Marie Puzelat—brothers—are natural wine royalty. They are making some of the Loire’s most interesting wines and are at the heart of the natural wine movement.’ Jamie Goode
P’tit blanc du Clos Tue-Boeuf is a pure, refreshing juice from an organic Sauvignon Blanc vineyard. This fruit is purchased by Thierry Puzelat, but he still manages the vineyard. Stone fruits, citrus and plenty of other things going on. All tank fermented, minimal sulphur at bottling.