Result list for “Beaujolais Nouveau” (88 entries)

beaujolais nouveau

By billn on November 15, 2007 #asides

Hooray – today is Beaujolais Nouveau day! — But is anyone interested? Although it looks like a nice party, non-one is smiling: the 2003 Beaujolais Nouveau art of Terry Rogers hints at the tacky descent of an award winning marketing campaign which was the saviour of a winemaking… Read More

a nouveau wine – and it’s a beaujolais…

By billn on November 19, 2015 #degustation

Today is Beaujolais Nouveau day isn’t it? Well, this is nouveau to me! This is a hybrid fermented – so part carbonic maceration, part ‘burgundian’ fermentation, i.e. with destemmed grapes. Here from a 3.5 ha domaine bought by Albert Bichot last year. Personally I prefer my BJ at… Read More

AOC Beaujolais Villages

By billn on May 12, 2020

AOC Beaujolais Villages
Category Regional/Generic appellation since 12/09/1937 Applicable to a number of named village locations and represents approximately 25% of the total production of the Beaujolais region. Commune(s) of production Rhône, 30 communes: Les Ardillats, Beaujeu, Blacé, Cercié, Charentay, Chénas, Chiroubles, Denicé, Emeringes, Fleurie, Juliénas, Jullié, Lancié, Lantignié, Marchampt, Montmelas… Read More

AOC Beaujolais

By billn on May 10, 2020

AOC Beaujolais
Category Regional/Generic appellation since 12/09/1937 There exists also AOC Beaujolais Superior, also since 12/09/1937, covering the same communes and potential production area. This AOC is for red wine only, with a slightly reduced allowed maximum yield. This wine is not allowed to be sold before January 15th of the… Read More

Beaujolais’ boys and girls come to Beaune….

By billn on May 01, 2020

In the ‘square’ of Romain Escoffier’s Table du Square in Beaune (right), and with an occasional interloper, the brave young producers of Beaujolais set up stall in the heart of the Côte d’Or during the week of Burgundy’s Grands Jours de Bourgogne. This tasting was not in the official programme… Read More

nouveau – non

By billn on November 22, 2019 #degustation

It’s a truism in Burgundy that there are great wines, but often you can’t buy them. I seem to have found that also with Beaujolais Nouveau this year. This bottle was the only option in my (Swiss) supermarket this year – for a princely 5.95 Swiss francs. To be honest,… Read More

2017 Beaujolais

By billn on March 18, 2019 #br extra!#pages

2017 was a year of contrasts – some very friendly growing conditions and some assuredly malevolent weather – a sometimes chaotic growing season, sometimes friendly. It could hardly be any other way when you consider the large geography of the region. Many think of 2017 as a hot and… Read More

Beaujolais 2015 of Louis Boillot

By billn on April 20, 2017 #br extra!#pages

Tasted with Clément Boillot-Barthod in Chambolle-Musigny, 20 March 2017. Domaine Louis Boillot et Fils 4 Rue du Lavoir 21220 Chambolle-Musigny Tel: +33 3 80 62 80 16 Louis Boillot, as I’m sure you already know, is the husband of Ghislaine Barthod from Chambolle-Musigny. Louis started out with… Read More

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