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Beaujolais Les Griottes

Beaujolais Les Griottes

This is the essence of Beaujolais: fruity, fresh, easy and crunchy with the tartness of fresh red berry fruit: Morello cherry, raspberry, strawberry. A wine to enjoy with friends “par excellence” just sit back and relax. It makes a great partner to a wide variety of circumstances and dishes. It is perfect with a barbecue or ploughman’s etc.

Personality of the cuvée

Made using grapes from the youngest vines on the estate, this cuvées brings out all the freshness of red fruit. It is called Les Griottes because the bottom of the vineyard is lined with cherry, wild cherry and morello cherry (griotte) trees. This wine is particularly suited to enjoyable times with friends.

From the vine to the glass

Grape variety: Gamay 10 south-west facing hectares on dark granite soil in Saint Vérand as well as buying in grapes from limestone-clay soil. Integrated vinegrowing, manual harvest, Guyot and Royat cordon pruning. Vinification: Traditional vinification of Beaujolais: half-carbonic maceration with two pumping over per day, maceration of 5 days in concrete tanks, no chaptalization with the minimum of SO2. Aging: During 3 to 6 months in stainless steel tank

Serving

enjoy within 2 years
Serving temperature: 12-14 °C.

Matching it with food

white and red meat, poultry, fish, "Lyon specialties", sausage, cold meats...

Tasting notes

Eye - ruby.
Nose - tart small red fruit and boiled sweet.
Palate - tender, cherry flesh.

Notes

JamesSucling - Vintage 2016: 91/100
Bettane & Desseauve - Vintage 2016: 14.5/20
RVF - Vintage 2016: 14/20
JamesSucling - Vintage 2015: 91/100
Gilbert & Gaillard - Vintage 2015: 86/100
Guide Parker - Vintage 2015: 86/100

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