Using fruit sourced from 94-year-old vines, this is a powerful and concentrated wine. It has a serious, complex mix of fruit and tannin, with notes of leather and spice that lend power and density. Age this for at least another year.
This gorgeous Beaujolais will stand up to whatever your picnic serves up, from roast chicken or ham to cold meatloaf and all the accompanying salads. The bouncy black cherry fruit is gulpable, so you won't have to bring back any unfinished wine. Put it in the fridge the night before, pack your basket that morning and by the time you reach your destination it will…
Initially, this shows full-on fruit, in the softer Regnié style. Then the wine brings on light tannins, allied to acidity. But the sweet red cherry flavors are dominant, a delicious, gushing style.
The Hospices de Beaujeu is a charitable foundation. Mommessin makes the wine from the foundation’s vineyards. This vintage is packed with black cherry fruit and lively acidity. It is also structured, creating an excellent balance.
A red-fruited wine, this is a bright and crisp selection from the lightest of the Beaujolais cru villages. Its acidity cuts through the soft fruit flavors, and it has touch of tannin. Ready to drink.
Tasty, tangy and dark, with lively fruit-to-acid balance and vibrant tart-sweet raspberry flavors. Régnié only received cru status (allowed to bottle using the village name) about a decade ago, but the promotion was deserved. The wines have consistently performed on par with the best of the other communes. The smooth finish shows good length, herb, licorice and…