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Cote de Brouilly 2013

D. Lacondemine, Les Roches Bleues, AOC/AOP Cote de Brouilly, Burgundy, 2013 This wine: hand harvested, matured in oak foudre, natural cork closure, 13% abv, en Beaujolais, €9.50 (2015) Consumer tasting note: rich sweet black berries and liquorice on the nose, … Continue reading

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Ch. Bonnet Chenas 2010

Chateau Bonnet, Confidence de l’echevin, AOP Chenas, Beaujolais, Burgundy, France, 2010 Cru Beaujolais Producers from the 10 Beaujolais Crus, each with their own appellation, label with the Cru name only, so separating and distancing themselves on wine merchants and supermarket shelves, … Continue reading

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Perroud Brouilly 2014

Robert Perroud, L’Enfer des Balloquets, AOC/AOP Brouilly, Beaujolais, Burgundy, France, 2014 Brouilly is one of the ten AOC Beaujolais Crus, in the more interesting hilly area at the northern end of the appellation, butted up against the Maconnais. They are: Brouilly, … Continue reading

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Dom. de la Madone Beaujolais Blanc 2009

Jean Bererd et Fils, Domaine de la Madone, AOC/AOP Beaujolais-Villages Blanc, The Beaujolais, Burgundy, France, 2009 In the Beaujolais classification, Beaujolais-Villages sits between plain Beaujolais and the Beaujolais crus. The label can alternatively show Beaujolais-village name, along with the AOC/AOP Beaujolais-Villages designation. … Continue reading

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Beaujolais 2013

Bottled by Paul Sapin for M&S, AOC/AOP Beaujolais, Burgundy, France, 2013 Compare: this wine in comparison with Loire cabernet franc, has less colour, less body, and less savoury redcurrant. Also see Fleurie. Varietal gamay, screw cap closure, 12%, M&S, £8.50 WSET style tasting … Continue reading

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Georges Duboeuf Fleurie 2013

Georges Duboeuf, AOC/AOP Fleurie, Beaujolais, France, 2013 Beaujolais is the southern-most outpost of the Burgundy region. It accounts for about 50% of total Burgundy production, where negociants and co-ops are important. The 10 crus produce the top-most quality wines. Fleurie is … Continue reading

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