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Brouilly "Les Bruyeres"

, France
Spicier Brouilly

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Brouilly "Les Bruyeres"

, France

Availability: In stock

Spicier Brouilly
Classic Brouilly from the fabulous Point du Jour. How I miss her wines!
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Brouilly "Les Bruyeres"

Brouilly "Les Bruyeres" 2007

£18.00
Brouilly "Les Bruyeres"

Brouilly "Les Bruyeres" 2011

£18.00
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This is a lovely Brouilly which gives all that you might hope for. Slightly darker than its northerly neighbours (Brouilly is the furthest south Beaujolais Cru) it manages to be a quite robust and bold wine. Brouilly typically manages to create wines that show off the Gamay fruitiness and spiciness more than the rest of Beaujolais and this wine is no exception.

On the nose the spices are dominant with cloves and cinnamon leading mainly dark plum and black cherry. The aromas continue in the mouth with the fruit reddening slightly and the spices still strongly present.

This is both light and rich, a delightful and elegant powerhouse, a paradox of style and flavour which is a real treat.

Ben says of the 2011 (October 2018): The notes above still stand, although maturity has led to a slight lessening of tannins so the wine is a little lighter than previously. Still lovely aromas and flavours.


Vintage Information

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Product code PDJBROUILLY
Bottle Size 0.75
Winemaker Domaine du Point du Jour
Featured Themes Mature Vintages
Style Red, Single Variety, Dry, Still
Variety Gamay
Key Features Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan
Country France
Region(s) Beaujolais
Ripeness Normal
Closure Natural Cork
Vintages 2007, 2009, 2011
Last Tasted 18 Aug 2016
name:Brouilly "Les Bruyeres"
vintage:2007
size:0.75
product code:[3332104]
stock: 12 in London Warehouse
alcohol:12.5
last checked in:2016-08-18
name:Brouilly "Les Bruyeres"
vintage:2009
size:0.75
product code:[3332141]
name:Brouilly "Les Bruyeres"
vintage:2011
size:0.75
product code:[3332013]
stock: 4 in London Warehouse
alcohol:12.5
last checked in:2018-10-18
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