The perfect little wine for light meals like chicken or fish with salad. The nose has peaches, flowers and minerality, and a nice tinge of chalkiness. This is a very fresh-feeling wine, with some apparent residual sugar. The fruit is upfront, then some mild, grapefruity acidity kicks in under the fresh, young red fruits on the end-palate.
Yeast wafts into the room as soon as you open the bottle. Then the fruit arrives, both in aroma and flavor: strawberries, blackberries, candied red currants. A light, drinkable vintage. And there is some acidity for backbone, which is mainly noticeable at the end -- as are the mild, light tannins. Recommended. BSE
A bit of an odd duck of cru Beaujolais, to my palate of thinking. Starts off with nice bright cherry and blackberry on the nose, but the follow through is disappointing. Fruit seems one-dimensional and the tannins are more pronounced than I would have expected, giving the wine a dusty
Powerful? No. Intense? Not really. Terroir-driven? Yes and no. Recommended? Highly. By many standards, the famous Morgon produced by the late Marcel Lapierre shouldn’t make as much of an impression as it does. Yet this clear, delicate Gamay is a-read more-
If someone switched the label to one reading "Dry Raspberry Wine," I wouldn't question it. Light raspberry in color, like a cool, late-evening sunset. Smells like my kitchen mid-raspberry jam production, and tastes like the raspberry puree sans heat, with-read more-
Standing alone this is thin and slightly sour, but as a food wine it comes into its own. It has some light red juiciness and a touch of licorice, but the unique and surprising flavor is a sea-spray saltiness. For-read more-
Living in Boston has taught me to be suspicious of cowardly March. As winter paws at its heels and spring serenades its sights, March lingers in spells of indecision. Wavers between days that boast sunshine and sweater-shedding warmth, and others-read more-
The strawberry and banana penny candy on the nose is a sure give away of the Gamay component of this wine. The rest of it—aromas and flavours of strawberries, sour cherries, and rhubarb—work together for an enjoyable value-priced BC rosé.-read more-