This is a very classic Beaujolais cru from Georges Duboeuf. From Chiroubles, it has classic cherry and redcurrant aromas and a linear, chalky texture on the palate. Delicious drinking. Rating: Good. Abv: 13%. Price: $20s. Website: http://www.duboeuf.com
Deeply coloured, this is a refreshing Chiroubles Beaujolais from Georges Dubœuf. Fruity in impression, it has primary dark cherry aromatics. The palate is medium bodied, with medium length and presents in a fresh and youthful manner with chirpy acidity. Rating: Good. Abv: 13.5%. Price: $24.
The local weather in Melbourne seems to have taken on a decidedly far north Queensland guise over the last couple of days. Perfect though for a chilled Beaujolais, a style and region that I particularly enjoy. This Chiroubles was spotted in a local wine store, a tribute frankly to the depth of the offering availableContinue reading “Domaine des Marrans Vieillies Vignes Chiroubles 2014”
I visited Beaujolais last year and against the weight of popular opinion have long liked the wines of the region. My post is here. If the region ever returns to fashion – and it’s such a beautiful region too – all the better. This is a Brouilly (gamay) from Dominique Piron, and is quite aContinue reading “Dominique Piron Brouilly 2013”
This is a lovely balanced Moulin à Vent (gamay) from Martine and Pierre-Marie Chermette. At just a little over $50, it is rather expensive for a Beaujolais region wine. The quality is however very good. Aromatics of raspberry and plums. The palate has mid range length and is fruity with some good texture and balance.Continue reading “Martine and Pierre-Marie Chermette Domaine du Vissoux Les Trois Roches Moulin à Vent 2013”
This wine (gamay) does what the Beaujolais village of Fleurie does so well. Medium bodied, elegant and refreshing, its aromatics remind of strawberry and cherries. The palate is savoury and the finish balanced. Perfect with food and summer. Rating: GoodAbv: 13%Price: $20sVendors and website: http://www.henryfessy.com/en/#/AccueilTasted: 2015