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The Wines of This Week's Tasting:

Beaujolais Crus
October 3, 2018


Cru Beaujolais 

2016 Stéphane Aviron Cote de Brouilly Vieilles Vignes; Color: Light red black; Aroma: Heady rather clear see, dense; Mouth: Clean firm, sweet acid, juicy nice body firm; Very Good Plus 19.99; Mixed Case, 17.99; Case, 16.99

2016 Domaine Capreoles Regnie Chamodere - Organic; Color: medium dark; Aroma: clean edge, rather dense, heady fruit, very rich, purple rather dense; Mouth: clan bright acid , clan fine acid line nicely buttressed by fruit, plummy and a dark both racy and full, light acid finish; Very Good Plus 21; Mixed Case, 18.9; Case, 17.85

2016 Anne-Sophie Dubois Fleurie Alchimiste; Aroma: Heady very full, deep; Mouth: heady juicy very forward clean acid , lively & long long; Very Good Plus 26.99; Mixed Case, 24.29; Case, 22.94

2016 Stéphane Aviron Moulin-à-Vent Vieilles Vignes; Aroma: Bright fresh , clean rather pretty; Mouth: Very juicy at her pretty, fruity, juicy forward; Very Good Plus 25.99; Mixed Case, 23.39; Case, 22.09

2017 Domaine Vissoux St. Amour Champs Grilles; Color: Dense; Aroma: more structured, rather fresh, mineral granite; Mouth: Clean very dark plum and leather fruit, light background tannins, firm, layered, ather rich , fine acid; Very Good - Excellent 32; Mixed Case, 28.8; Case, 27.2

2016 Mee Godard Morgon Corcelette; Color: very dark; Aroma: bright, fine acid, spice, red back fruit, very rich; Mouth: deep fine acids rather broad, brown herb & granite, mouth clinging acidity, deep long finish; Very Good - Excellent 32; Mixed Case, 28.8; Case, 27.2


10-3 Beaujolais Cru Case: Special, two each of the above wines - $269

Instore only 10-3 Beaujolais Cru Pack: Special, one each of the above wines - $143

Any six - 11 bottles of the above for a 10% discount

Any twelve bottles of the above for a 15% discount


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