Tag Archives: Beaujolais

Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé!

21 Nov

DSC03060It’s the third Thursday in November, which means that fans of fresh, fruity harvest wines can once again slake their thirst with that quintessential quaffer, Beaujolais Nouveau. If you’ve been waiting impatiently (as have we) for this moment, wait no longer! Stop by the store and pick up some of Jean Baronnat’s bottling, which is some perfectly bright, bouncy, bodacious Beaujolais nouveau. $15

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Trenel Côte de Brouilly, 2011, Beaujolais, France

15 Oct

001Brilliant ruby in color, showing elegance and finesse. Classic sour cherry and white pepper overtones are underlined by soft tannins. Fresh and supple Beaujolais, best served slightly chilled with cold pork and spicy Szechuan garlic sauce. $16