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 reading “Last stop: Beaujolais”

Daniel Bouland Corcelette Morgon 2011

Morgon is one of the Beaujolais region’s stronger appellations, and Daniel Bouland is one of Morgan’s better producers.  This is a good start.  Its colour points to its quality – quite a medium intensity ruby, that appears deep for both the grape variety (gamay) and the region.  Aromatically, this is quite a perfumed wine thatContinue reading “Daniel Bouland Corcelette Morgon 2011”