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by Alpine Wines' classic producer Philippe Deschamps from vineyards in Beaujeu and Brouilly.
A proper wine made in a month by a true craftsman - fun and very good.
This is fruitier and more mineral than the Lacondemine (which is more structured) most people get some of both.
Philippe Deschamps is usually more on the classic pure crystalline fruit and Jérome Lacondémine's has a bit more tannins and grip. Both are super fruity this year.
For a small team like us, getting all these orders out in time is also a bit crazy. But we love it! And so do our customers - our Nouveau is exceptional. Pick from the classic fruity Philippe Deschamps or the more intense Didier Lacondemine. Most people get both!
|Last Tasted||6 Jan 2020|
|Winemaking||Carbonic Fermentation, Malolactic|
|Key Features||Unoaked, Vegetarian and Vegan|
|Available from||Online Exclusive|
|Bought In (year)||2019|
The tradition started in 1951 - prior to that Beaujolais could not be released before December 15th.
When the rules were relaxed to November 15th, a group of creative winemakers decided to run a race to Paris to be the first wine of the year on the table of restaurants. The rest is history.