Result list for “Beaujolais Nouveau” (82 entries)

Henry Fessy – Beaujolais

By billn on September 08, 2016 #br extra!#pages

Tasted in Beaujolais with Boris Champy (right), Laurent Chevalier and Emeric Thessoux, 18 August 2016. Vins Henry Fessy 644 Route de Bel Air 69220 Saint-Jean-d’Ardières Tel: +33 4 74 66 00 16 I took advantage of Louis Latour’s Boris Champy visiting their Beaujolais… Read More

2. Beaujolais – it’s not just one problem

By billn on July 18, 2016 #br extra!#pages

The market for Beaujolais is moribund. The great regions are known by their great wines – unfortunately today it’s the reverse for Beaujolais – people think instinctively of Nouveau – and really that’s the crux of the problem. There is a grand culture of vines here in the Beaujolais but… Read More

beaujolais plastique…

By billn on August 13, 2008 #the market

“This year, Boisset Family Estates is the first winery ever to announce that all Beaujolais Nouveau wines imported to North America will be packaged exclusively in lightweight PET plastic bottles,” Here. Comments to follow… Maybe my title sounds a tad negative, but given that I see this in a… Read More

beaujolais: you should buy

By billn on January 22, 2007 #degustation

Frankly I drink almost no Beaujolais – two months ago there was that glass of ‘nouveau’, okay, half a glass – well, almost half a glass… Putting aside the quality of the ‘nouveau’, it’s not for a lack of available quality that I don’t buy ‘Cru Beaujolais’, rather (for… Read More

Beaujolais’ Niveau

By billn on March 22, 2006 #pages

Now when was it that Beaujolais started to become unfashionable? In the 1980’s it was still high on a wine buyer’s list of priorities; typically pigeon-holed as ‘light and fruity’ but, without doubt, still ‘worthy’. Then came the ‘marketing coup’ that was Beaujolais Nouveau. Sales went through the roof and,… Read More

J.M Aujoux – 2021

By billn on March 25, 2023

Tasted in Fleurie with Jean-Marc Darbon, 09 February 2032 Les Vins J.M Aujoux 44 rue des Sarments 69820 Fleurie Tel: +33 4 69 37 00 89 Aujoux is possibly the largest supplier of good standard Beaujolais that you have never heard of: They are a historic supplier of the… Read More

Pertuizet – 2021

By billn on March 25, 2023

Tasted with Anaïs Pertuizet in Lantignié, 01 March 2023 Domaine Pertuizet 20 Impasse du Pigeonnier, 69430 Lantignié Tel: +33 6 21 63 38 76 Anaïs has been here since 2021 – so we can taste her first vintage! Anaïs is originally from Bresse – her father worked in agriculture… Read More

Château de l’Eclair – 2021

By billn on March 25, 2023

Tasted with Fanny Courtial in Liergues, 03 March 2023. Château de l’Eclair 905 rue du Château de l’Eclair – Liergues 69400 Porte des Pierres Dorées Tel: +33 4 74 02 22 40 The Château de l’Eclair has nothing to do with cakes – except that the neighbour is a… Read More

Le Grappin – 2020

By billn on January 17, 2022

Tasted with Andrew Nielsen in Beaune, 27 October, 2021. Le Grappin 12 Rue Oudot 21200 Beaune More reports with Le Grappin Andrew on 2020: “2020 was a sunny vintage. The wines we’re tasting are organic and we tried to emphasise the freshness of the wines in any way that… Read More

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