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Cru Beaujolais

Aug 28, 2020

Glass of red wine
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Beaujolais is like everybody's favorite buddy: approachable, rewarding, informal and so very versatile. The "Cru" Beaujolais are among the best.


The Wines

Price key:  $=less than $20  $$= $20-40   $$$=$40-60  $$$$=above $60

Quality key:  * = decent wine   ** = very good wine   *** = superb wine   ****= elite

VALUE = exceptional quality for the money

Celine et Nicolas Hirsch, Chenas 2019  **  $$

Plump, flavorful red, soft structure, spicy, concentrated.

Maison Charmelieu 2017 Morgon  **1/2  $$

A very big Beaujolais, age-worthy, loads of fresh fruit, mild tannins.

Dom Saint Cyr, 2018 Morgon “Les Charmes” $$ ***

Absolutely stunning wine, fit for a feast or long term cellaring.

All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.

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