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Brouilly "Les Bruyeres"

Spicy Brouilly

Classic Brouilly from the fabulous Point du Jour. How I miss her wines!


Source
France
Red

Information

About this vintage

Vintage
2007
SKU
3332104
Composition
Gamay 100%
Ripeness
Normal
Alcohol
12.5 %
Stock
14
Last tasted
August 18 2016
Keep until
2018+
Bottle Size
0.75L

Wine Details

Country
France
Colour
Red
Region
Beaujolais
Variety
Gamay
Sweet
No
Sparkling
No
Ripeness
Normal

More about this wine

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.



About this vintage

Vintage
2009
SKU
3332141
Ripeness
Normal
Stock
18
Bottle Size
0.75L

Wine Details

Country
France
Colour
Red
Region
Beaujolais
Variety
Gamay
Sweet
No
Sparkling
No
Ripeness
Normal

More about this wine

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.



About this vintage

Vintage
2011
SKU
3312013
Ripeness
Normal
Bottle Size
0.75L

Wine Details

Country
France
Colour
Red
Region
Beaujolais
Variety
Gamay
Sweet
No
Sparkling
No
Ripeness
Normal

More about this wine

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.



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