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Beaujolais Villages "Le Chapital"

This is Vincent's flagship wine - and it is serious Gamay.


Source
France
Red
Variety

Wine Details

Country
France
Colour
Red
Region
Beaujolais
Variety
Gamay
Ripeness
Normal

More about this wine

2009: A deep ruby color, nose of candied black fruits (blackberries, blackcurrants), mineral notes, mouth-filling with supple tannins, persistent fruity attack and a long mineral finish. A harmonious wine with ageing potential of 15 years. This vintage will be hard to beat.

2011: It is very easy to get quite snobbish with wine and to give all the attention to the best that you can find. Whilst there is some logic to this, it does mean that you can miss out on some delightful wines that do not meet the top-quality criterion.

Beaujolais is a good case in point. The whole region has its wines classed in just a way to make the best so exalted that the lesser wines are sometimes brushed aside.

I love all the wines from Beaujolais and it is always a pleasure to taste those that are from the lower end of th4e quality spectrum, especially because they are still very good wines.

“Le Chapital” is an excellent Beaujolais-Villages. It is clear, clean and beautiful to look at. The nose is full of spicy red cherries and those aromas are found in the taste also, with the cherry flavours being heightened on the palate. It has a nice, fresh and fruity finish. This is a lovely food-friendly wine and deserves to be enjoyed and not overlooked.

Vintages

About this vintage

Vintage
2009
Product Code
3312019
Ripeness
Normal
Stock
58
Bottle Size
0.75L

[3312019] BEAUJOLAIS VILLAGES "LE CHAPITAL" 2009 [Red, Gamay]

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About this vintage

Vintage
2009
Product Code
3332152
Composition
Gamay 100%
Ripeness
Normal
Alcohol
13 %
Stock
73
Last tasted
September 14 2016
Keep until
2020
Bottle Size
0.75L

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About this vintage

Vintage
2011
Product Code
3313006
Ripeness
Normal
Alcohol
12.5 %
Stock
58
Last tasted
November 11 2016
Bottle Size
0.75L

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About this vintage

Vintage
2013
Product Code
3314020
Ripeness
Normal
Stock
59
Bottle Size
0.75L

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