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Chateau du Belleverne La Basse-Cour

Chateau du Belleverne La Basse-Cour Posted on June 6, 2018Leave a comment

Beaujolais is beginning to have a resurgence with more producers making better quality wines.  While more focus is on the ‘Cru’ wines, those with a named village such as ‘Morgon’, ‘Fleurie’, ‘Moulin-a-Vent’, ‘Chenas’ etc on the label, this Beaujolais Villages level wine is a good quaffer.

In typical Beaujolais style, there lots to love in the plum and cherry fruit with some nutmeg spice and earth.  It has a crisp, linear length that flows along the palate with lighter tannins. You certainly can enjoy this wine chilled down at a BBQ or summer party. It is rather moreish.

Producer: Chateau de Belleverne
Region:  Beaujolais Villages AOC
Vintage: 2016
Main Grape: Gamay
Style: Dry, light bodied red wine
Date tasted: April 2018
Food required: no
Where to purchase:  available at Warren Wines £ 9.49 and other independent wine stores

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