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Many people think that Beaujolais wines cannot be kept. Hiding behind this popular belief is a very different reality about the wines from this magnificent region! The Beaujolais region produces excellent cellaring wines, including some appellations that continue to improve over ten years or more.
Find answers to all your questions about aging Beaujolais wines!
Celebrating love and being in love is very much in the air where Saint-Amour is produced. As well as producing a gentle and multi-facetted red wine, this charming small town in the Beaujolais region celebrates Cupid on every street corner.
It is with a light heart that you will discover this adorable appellation: Saint-Amour.
The work of 120 wine growers, Régnié is the youngest of the Beaujolais crus! In fact, it wasn’t until 1988 that this appellation was officially recognised. But the baby of the family has got a lot to offer. Its favourable geographical location, in between its two brothers, Brouilly and Morgon, produces wines of a unique fruitiness.
For those who would like to know more about the universe of wines, Régnié wines remain affordable and are an excellent way to gain a better understanding of Beaujolais crus.
Unlike other appellations, don’t try looking for a place called “Moulin à Vent” on the map because you won’t find it! The vineyards that produce this appellation are in the villages of Romanèche-Thorins and Chénas. So, where does the name come from?
Let’s look back at the history of Moulin-à-Vent wines, a rather special Beaujolais cru.
Juliénas wines grow across the southern and south-eastern slopes of Mont du Bessay, which has a wealth of different terroirs! This hillside is divided into zones of granitic, sedimentary and “rotten rock” soils, which is what makes it possible to store these Beaujolais crus for several years without any loss of quality.
Subtly spicy, this appellation lives up to its name, which it gets from...