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Surface : 391 hectares
Production in 2018: 20 956 hectolitres / approx. 2 500 000 bottles
Soils : One of the most granitic crus with slopes of varying inclines, allowing the emergence of soils at different stages of evolution. Several of the hilltops are topped with ancient stone formations, whilst at depth it is clay which dominates.
Attributes : Suppleness and fruit
Aspect : Cherry or ruby red
Nose : Raspberry, redcurrant, plum, blackberry, blackcurrant with spicy and mineral notes
Palate : Red fruits, freshness, fine tannins and good structure
Characteristics : The village of Régnié is famous for its church which has the particularity of possessing two spires (built in 1867 from the architectural plans
of Pierre Bossan who went on to design the Basilisk Notre-Dame de Fourvière). The vines are planted on hillsides at an average of 350 metres altitude oriented south east. The grapes ripen early here, creating aromatic, diaphanous and gourmand wines rich in mineral elements.
Surface: 318 hectares
Production in 2018: 17 402 hectolitres / approx. 2 million bottles
Soils: The soils are of an enormous diversity, including not only ancient alluvial clay and flinty clay but also granite, slate and even limestone rock. The altitude is between 240 and 320 metres with moderate inclines.
Attributes: Vivacity, refinement and balance, capturing all the fruit characters of Gamay
Aspect : Clear ruby red
Nose: Kirsch, spices, peony, iris, raspberry, violet
Palate: Lively with good balance; fruity and floral
Characteristics: AOC Saint-Amour is situated in the commune of the same name in the department of Saone-et-Loire. Its heterogeneous soils of granite, slate and
clay give rise to two types of wine – light and gourmand with aromas of iris and violet, and often raspberry, but also powerful and complex with aromas of kirsch and spice.
The Beaujolais appellation has officially existed since 1937! Since its creation it has mainly been known both in France and abroad for its young or primeur wines. Wines stamped AOC Beaujolais are rich in flavours, always ready to surprise you and are often the subject of passionate and heated debate.
It's high time to shed light on the mystery surrounding this appellation, as well as challenging preconceptions about this emblematic French wine. Here is everything you always wanted to know about Beaujolais but didn’t dare ask!