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Henry Fessy Château des Labourons Fleurie 2011

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: 2015Continue readingHenry Fessy Château des Labourons Fleurie 2011

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Last stop: Beaujolais

I couldn’t help but like the vignerons that I met in Beaujolais.  The region immediately appeared more accessible and the level of enthusiasm for this mostly unloved region more palpable.  Here, we visited the Cave du Château de Chénas, Cave du Château des Loges and the Vignerons des Pierres Dorées. A view from Mt Brouilly.…Continue readingLast stop: Beaujolais