Home | About Us | Shopping Cart | My Account
 Keyword 

Type
Region
Vintage
Price

Beer Tasting Videos
Featured Craft Brews
Highly Rated/Limited Availability
Wine Tasting Videos

Under $15
Under $50
Over $50
Under $25 Rated 87+
Rated 90+

Shipping
Party Planning
More on Wine
Joseph Drouhin Beaujolais-Villages 2009

Joseph Drouhin Beaujolais-Villages 750ml 2009   
Sku: 1554392

3 day lead-time required to confirm availability Why?

The Beaujolais area, although part of greater Burgundy, is very distinct on many accounts. The villages have a different look : instead of slate, the houses have roofs made of red tiles reminiscent of Provence and the Mediterranean world. The soil, too, is pink granite (and not limestone as in Côte-d`Or). This is where the Gamay grape is king. The type of pruning used in Beaujolais is called "gobelet" : no wires between the vines ; each plant grows by itself, independently from the others. Maison Joseph DROUHIN has always been deeply involved with the Beaujolais region and was indeed a pioneer when, in the early fifties, they were the first to bottle and ship Beaujolais Nouveau. As for Beaujolais Villages, it is a careful selection of various "terroirs" and micro-climates, all contributing to make this wine synonymous with charm and conviviality. It has a bright purple colour, a very intense nose, reminiscent of violets, peonies and red berries. On the palate, it has a silky smoothness, and its delicious fruit lingers for a long time. Beaujolais Villages is very versatile with all kinds of food, especially simple and flavourful dishes such as hors-d`oeuvre, charcuterie and white meats.

Food pairing
This wine goes well with white meats, charcuterie, and overall "bistro" type dishes.

Related Searches
France
Burgundy
Beaujolais
Beaujolais Villages
Beaujolais Nouveau
Brouilly
Regional Varietals:
Chardonnay
Gamay
Regional Wineries:
Chateau de la Chaize
Georges Duboeuf
Louis Jadot
Country: France
Region: Burgundy
Sub-Region: Beaujolais
Appellation: Beaujolais Villages
Grape Varietal: Gamay
Type: Still wine
 
Reg. 13.99
On Sale $12.99
  Buy Joseph Drouhin Beaujolais-Villages
Home | Shop Wine | Shop Gifts | Accessories | Club | Wine & Food
About Us | My Account | Shipping Info
Powered by Beverage Media Group
Copyright ©2014 - Great Corks
Legal Notice | Privacy Policy