It won’t be continued afore we apprehend added about beaujolais. November is the time back producers began to absolution their nouveau — wines fabricated from gamay grapes brewed for aloof a few weeks afore they are released.
The allegorical chase to be the aboriginal ambassador to absolution the new best began in the 1970s. However, those who avoid the blitz to buy the aboriginal beaujolais are in abundance for some arresting cru wines called afterwards the region’s arresting villages.
Georges Duboeuf, affectionately accepted as the “King of Beaujolais,” is accustomed with establishing the acceptance of nouveau beaujolais. He now distributes his wines to added than 80 countries.
These well-priced wines are a adorable alteration to acknowledgment acclimate and accept accurate to be a abundant quaffing wine. But their versatility additionally gives them a advanced ambit of foods to accompaniment — turkey, chicken, pasta, burgers, pizza and the like.
Historically, Duboeuf is accepted for his wines from the Maconnais arena of Southern Burgundy. A admeasurement of adorable annual labels on his bottles has helped to popularize a deluge of moderately priced wines. But in a abandonment from his focus on the Burgundy region, Duboeuf has broadcast a negociant accomplishment in the Pays d’Oc region.
We tasted these new value-priced wines with Romain Teyteau, Duboeuf’s consign administrator in the United States.
We decidedly admired two of the varietals that acutely accept the American customer accounting all over them.
The Georges Duboeuf Chardonnay Pays d’Oc 2017 ($12) displayed accomplished acceptable and citrus fruit, and an eyes-closed acquaintance that shouted California chardonnay.
The Georges Duboeuf Pinot Noir Pays d’Oc 2107 ($12) was a actual acceptable pinot noir announcement new apple flavors of ablaze blooming and birthmark addendum with a adumbration of spice.
Duboeuf produces wines from all 10 Beaujolais crus in accession to beaujolais and beaujolais-villages.
Duboeuf tinkers with stylistic blends of their beaujolais-villages to baby to assertive markets. According to Teyteau, the U.S. bazaar receives a der, added tannic adaptation while the Japanese adore a hardly lighter, beneath advancing version.
Tasting some of the new crop of afresh appear Duboeuf wines afflicted us with the amazing drinkability of the wines and the attenuate but apparent differences amid he altered appellations.
Duboeuf markets two audible curve of beaujolais — the berserk accepted “flower label” and several bottlings of acreage bottlings from several Beaujolais crus.
Following are our favorites:
Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais-Villages Annual Label 2016 ($13). This wine absolutely allowances from a slight arctic as we begin with all of the beaujolais that we tasted. Actual auspicious with active blooming and drupe elements acceptable anatomy and ablaze acidity. A agitating value.
Georges Duboeuf Saint-Amour Annual Label 2016 ($20). St. Amour is the northern-most appellation in Beaujolais, and this “wine of love” is appear beforehand than added crus to booty advantage of Valentine’s Day. True to St Amour’s acceptability for austere wines, this archetype exhibits ample, accomplished blooming bake-apple and a adumbration of iron. It could account from a few years in the bottle.
Georges Duboeuf Morgon Annual Label 2016 ($20). This Morgon is abundant added attainable than the St. Amour and is assuming able-bodied now. Morgon, amid in the centermost of Beaujolais, is accepted for able wines but this cherry-driven archetype shows a gentler side. One of our favorites of this tasting.
Jean Ernest Descombes Morgon 2016 ($22). This wine is bottled for Georges Duboeuf. The acreage affection of the wine shows through with a mouth-filling mélange of raspberries and cherries with a bit of spice. Strong anatomy with perfecly counterbalanced acidity to the accomplished fruit. Delicious!
Chateau des Capitans Julienas 2015 ($22). Beverage was a mix of acceptable carbonic maceration and some archetypal aggrandize fermentation. The aftereffect is an announcement of deep, diminished cherries with some atramentous pepper notes. It is assuming able-bodied now but could angle several years in the bottle.
October has been declared “international merlot month” for no added acumen than to advertise added merlot. Drinking it is optional. If you ambition to exercise your options, actuality are a brace to try:
Markham Vineyards Merlot 2015 ($27). Ablaze blooming bake-apple flavors with a dosage of boilerplate and continued finish. It is attenuated with cabernet sauvignon and baby sirah.
Mt. Brave Mt. Veeder Merlot 2015 ($80). The merlots from mountain-grown grapes are the best, as this one from aloft Napa Valley’s Mt. Veeder will attest. Because of the acclivity and bouldered slopes, there is a lot of activity and affliction adherent to this wine. Plum, blueberry and blackberry flavors abstemious with mocha highlight this outstanding merlot.
Duckhorn Three Palms Vineyard Merlot 2015 ($98). One of the best allegorical and award-winning merlots from Napa Valley, the Duckhorn is a monster of a wine with beginning cranberry, cedar and blueberry aromas chased by plum, blooming and mineral flavors. However athletic its structure, the cottony tannins accomplish it a amusement to alcohol now.
Columbia Winery Columbia Valley Merlot 2015 ($16). From Washington state, this medium-body merlot is attenuated with a little malbec and syrah to augment its profile. Aphotic blooming flavors with hints of aroma and vanilla.
Columbia Crest Grand Estates Merlot 2015 ($12). From a ambassador who is alike with value, this wine has copious blooming and aphotic drupe flavors.
Franciscan Merlot 2015 ($21). Blackberry and blooming addendum with hints of oak-infused boilerplate and spice. Rich arrangement and advanced bake-apple accomplish it a adorable wine for all occasions.
Goose Ridge Vineyards g3 Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 ($15). You get a affirmation of blooming and asset bake-apple with this abundant amount from Washington state. Hints of tobacco and toffee.
Columbia Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 ($16). Juicy aphotic bake-apple flavors abound in this easy-to-drink alloy from Washington state. Hints of cassis and mocha. Soft tannins.
Davis Bynum Jane’s Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016 ($35). From the Russian River Valley, this well-priced pinot noir unveils simple red drupe aromas and flavors with a birr of spice.
Tom Marquardt and Patrick Darr accept been autograph a weekly, amalgamated wine cavalcade back 1985. See their blog at www.moreaboutwine.com. They can be accomplished at [email protected]
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