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Beaujolais Les Griottes

Beaujolais Les Griottes

Called Pierre Chermette in the US.

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 semi-carbonic Beaujolais method, 5-day maceration in concrete and stainless steel vats, minimum use of SO2, pneumatic pressing. Maturing: 3 to 6 months in vats.

Serving

enjoy within 2 years
Serving temperature: 12 °C.

Matching it with food

Starters, salads, terrines, thick soups, hotpots, fish, cod on a bed of lentils, poached eggs in wine sauce, Lyon specialities, sausage in brioche, cold pork cuts, poultry mousse, red and white meat, poultry, lamb cutlets, pork chops, beef steak, Saint Marcellin cheese and red fruit sorbets.

Tasting notes

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

Notes

Gilbert & Gaillard - Vintage 2015: 86/100
Guide Parker - Vintage 2015: 86/100
Revue du Vin de France - Vintage 2013 : 14/20

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