Beaujolais

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A French region just south of Bourgogne that’s devoted to Gamay-based wines. Most Beaujolais are simple, rustic reds, but the 10 Crus offer exceptional quality.

Primary Flavors

  • Pomegranate

  • Blackberry Bramble

  • Violet

  • Potting Soil

  • Banana

Taste Profile

  • Dry
  • Medium-Light Body
  • Medium Low Tannin
  • Medium-High Acidity
  • 10–11.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cellar
    55–60°F / 13–16°C
  • Glass TypeAroma Collector
  • Decant No
  • Ageability5-10 years
  • Avg Price $19.00

Food Pairing

Given its high acidity and lower tannin, Beaujolais is one of few red wines that can span the gamut of main courses from barbecue beef to cedar-planked salmon.



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