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 Flavours

  • Pomegranate
  • Blackberry Bramble
  • Violet
  • Potting Soil
  • Banana

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium-light Body

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Low Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

10–11.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    55–60°F / 12-15°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Aroma Collector

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    5–10 Years

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.

Beaujolais Taste Profile Infographic by Wine Folly

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