Beaujolais


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dry fruity light red wine drunk within a few months after it is made

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There are tiers of importance in the Beaujolais appellation and Beaujolais Villages (our Louis Jadot bottle) is the second level, above the basic Beaujolais AC.
The guests had the chance to discover this year's Beaujolais Nouveau, as well as some Grands Crus, of which over 1,100 liters were imported by the CCI France Philippines, accompanied by 16 different kinds of French cheese and cold cuts, of which more than 300 kilograms were provided.
The previous two vintages have been excellent: the very big and ripe 2009 and the more fruity 2010 both showed beaujolais at its best.
Many consumers who placed advance orders are planning parties at home to drink the young wine from France's Beaujolais region, according to wine importer Vinos Yamazaki Co.
It's a fairly well known name Beaujolais, but it's the Nouveau that everyone is familiar with.
Michael Aaron, owner of New York's venerated Sherry-Lehmann Wines and Spirits, has been selling Beaujolais Nouveau in his retail store since the late 1960s, and was the first in the United States to carry wines by Georges DeBoeuf, who dominate the category.
The most well-known of these wine is Beaujolais Villages a fresh and fruity wine that is widely available.
Marche, the French-inspired restaurant at the Fifth Street Public Market, has scheduled a special dinner Thursday featuring the foods and wines of Beaujolais. The six-course dinner, with a choice of pan-roasted trout or chicken braised in wine as the main course, will cost $32.
Les Vins George Duboeuf is using screwcaps on two Beaujolais 2001 cru wines, a Morgon and a Juli nas for Tesco, and Val d'orbieu will put screwcaps on its premium "Cuvee Mythique" for the chain.
The annual introduction of Noveau Beaujolais each November may get most of the press, and casual restaurant attention but Beaujolais, Beaujolais Villages and the many Cm Beaujolais are popular entry wines in the US as well, and enjoy the benefits of the canny promotions surrounding the fresh fall wine.
Further south still is the other main wine area of Burgundy, namely Beaujolais. This is the land of soft, fruity, easy drinking reds made from the gamay grape - ideal summer drinking served slightly chilled.
"Oooh it's summer in a glass" said one pal as she sipped Louis Jadot Beaujolais Villages 2016 RRP: PS11.70, Tesco, Wine Rack, 12.5% abv).
| A red - The Society's Beaujolais Villages 2016 (PS7.50, 12.5% abv): Wines labelled Beaujolais Villages are a step above the basic Beaujolais appellation (and that strange beast Beaujolais Nouveau).
This week the first wine arrived and many bars toasted le beaujolais nouveau.