This Jean Bererd wine comes from the village of Le Perreon in northern Beaujolais. It is a rich and fully structured wine with rich cherry fruits that are balanced with acidity. Hand-picked from an organic vineyard, the wine is ripe and full in the mouth. It should be drunk from 2016.— R.V.
This deliciously warm and ripe wine has swathes of red fruit that are full of energy and richness. It offers a touch of perfumed spice and good acidity. Drink now, although the wine will be better from early 2016.— R.V.
This is a wine that’s not just lively and fruity. It has weight and structure as well, keeping its instant drinkability along with a good sense of balance.— R.V.
With some weight, this is a smooth red-fruited wine with just a hint of bananas. The balance works well, marrying acidity and light tannins. Fruity and attractive.— R.V.
A well-made, tightly structured wine emphasizing tannins and berry fruits. It would almost be worth aging, with its weight and dry texture. The fruit is solid and firm.— R.V.
A rich style, with ripe black fruits, touches of fig and firm tannins. For a Villages, this is powerful and dense, with ripe, warm licorice. Acidity comes through finally, giving a lift of freshness but not taking away from the richness.— R.V.
Red cherry fruit comes laced with light tannins, giving this bright wine an open, juicy character.— R.V.
The wine is firm with some solid tannins as well as bright cherry fruit and good acidity. A cool, mineral character keeps it fresh. With a fruity aftertaste, it’s ready to drink.— R.V.