back, with beaujolais!

Update 10.8.2007(8.8.2007)billn

selsey bill
Back from a few days in the UK – and amazingly, lovely weather. We took in Harrods, Henley, putting up a tent, a garden party, Chichester, Selsey Bill (above) and Bosham – back to pouring rain in Switzerland…

dubost brouillyFrom the Berry Bros website (where I also stole the picture):

“This is the flagship wine of the Dubost estate from his top single vineyard (which translates as `heather’).”

After testing a sampler at their Basingstoke ‘outlet’ I bought a few for the garden party – this is the last bottle.
2005 Dubost, Brouilly Vieilles Vignes La Bruyèretry to find this wine...
Medium-plus purple/cherry-red. The nose is high-toned, clearly Beaujolais with a deep and ripe raspberry note. Intense, nicely concentrated with very good acidity. Medium, medium-plus length of tart black cherry coupled to understated but grainy tannin. Fresh and very nicely balanced it’s a long way from the massive Potel-Aviron wines from 2005, but it’s very pretty and drinkable.
Rebuy – Maybe

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There are 2 responses to “back, with beaujolais!”

  1. dwdj15th August 2007 at 5:31 pmPermalinkReply

    next time you’re in Bosham give me a shout – I’m about a mile away…

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