Beaujolais Pack - Tasty & Unassumed
THE BEST CRUS FROM RENOWNED ARTISANS:
BEL-AIR - BEAUJOLAIS-VILLAGES "GRANITS BLEUS" 2018 - $29
The Beaujolais-Villages is from a vineyard surrounding the Domaine on the hill of Bel-Air and a vineyard in the village of Quincié. The vines are on average 50 years old and add to the complexity of this wine. The bouquet draws out delicious flavours of blackcurrant, violet on the nose with a generous and driven mouth feel. It pairs well with charcuterie, quiche or is perfect by itself as an aperitif. This wine is ready to drink now or can be cellared up until 2023. 100%Gamay.
- BEL-AIR - MOULIN À VENT "GRANIT & MANGANÈSE" 2013 - $48
The Moulin-à-Vent “Granit et Manganese” is, fittingly, from a vineyard planted on granite and manganese. The vines are on average 80 years old and bring a natural concentration into this wine. Moreover, the wine is matured in French oak barrels for fifteen months adding to its deep complexity. The nose is layered with faded rose, dry leaves, intense black fruits and minerality. On the palate the tannins are silky and the flavours linger. It pairs well with a slow cooked lamb shoulder, terrines, game or meat on the barbecue. This wine needs to be decanted 45 minutes before serving and it can be cellared up until 2025. 100% Gamay.
- BEL-AIR - FLEURIE "GRANITS ROSES" 2017 - $41
The Fleurie “Granits Roses” is from a vineyard located on a slope with pink granite soil. The vines are on average 40 years old. This wine is seductive, showing notes of fresh cherry, cherry stalk, minerality and hints of violet. The palate is refined, with soft and silky tannins. It pairs well with osso-bucco, blanquette de veau or goats cheese. Drink now or cellar it up until 2023. 100% Gamay.
- BEL-AIR - MORGON "LES CHARMES" 2017 - $41
The Morgon “Les Charmes” is from a vineyard that is south-facing and planted on complex iron oxide, schist and manganese. The vines are on average 50 years old providing a lot of complexity to this wine. The Morgon “Les Charmes” shows some precise notes of cherry, peach and plum. The palate is structured with bold and silky tannins and is also driven by a very distinctive minerality. It pairs well with cheese, beef burgundy, coq au vin and meat cooked on the barbecue. It is ready to drink if decanted 30 minutes before serving. It can also be cellared up until 2024. 100%Gamay.
MEE GODARD - MORGON "CORCELETTE" 2017 - $59
The uncompromising attitude established by Mee, coupled with very old vines across the estate (60 years of age on average) produces state of the art, profound, complex wines with lots of character. The “Corcelette” vineyard is located at the North-western end of Morgon with sandy and granitic soils. The bouquet sets the tone for a powerful wine, alluring with notes of blackberries, bitter cherry and cloves adding to the depth of flavour. The palate reflects the nose’s silky structure with dry extracts and an earthy finish. This is elegant yet powerful with fine lines. It can be paired with game, charcoaled rib eye, charcuterie and a cow cheese. It will benefit being decanted for 35 minutes before serving and it can be kept up until 2027+. Please serve in big Pinot Noir glasses. 100% Gamay.
- MEE GODARD - MOULIN À VENT "MICHELON" 2017 - $75
The vineyard is located on the sandy soil on the boarder of the commune of Chenas. Not so wide, but faintly spiced and deep with dark fruit. A different shape than most Moulin à Vent, fuller, rounder, more melting fruit, a similar mineral style to the others in the range, melting with delicious flavour and finishing with a large depth of flavour. It can be paired with game, charcoaled rib eye, charcuterie and a cow cheese. It will benefit being decanted for 35 minutes before serving and it can be kept up until 2027+. Please serve in big Pinot Noir glasses. 100% Gamay.