2016 Beaujolais

Domaine des Marrans

Beaujolais Blanc Chardonnay 2016

2016 Burgundy... Do I need to say more? It's slamming good!

Nose is a saline solution with sweet green apple and light oyster shell.
Palate is incredible balanced acidity with Anjou pear and this ever lingering saline finish.

For certain, one of the best BoJo blancs to ever grace my glass!

Happy Valentine's Day 2019 to all.

24hr Update: Nose has subsided slightly, but the palate is going strong and picking up minor red fruit (strawberry) notes. I tend to pick up those red notes only in Chardonnay from Beaujolais, after about a day or two after opening, interesting.
— 7 days ago

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@Lyle Fass Holy shit, thank you!
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Insane bargain. Beats white burgs twice the price
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Beats white Burg's I buy domestically that are 3x the price!

Domaine Chamonard

Le Clos de Lys Morgon Gamay 2016

Very youthful with intense raspberry and some cherry, salty mineral sensations and pretty long finish. — 19 days ago

Adam, Jens and 1 other liked this

Jean-Claude Debeaune

Domaine Pignard Beaujolais Gamay 2016

Light red and clear and clean. Nose has some muted floral and herbaceous notes but not much else. Light bodied , medium + acidity. Pretty much non distinct. This bottle was left over from Turkey dinner. Should have drank it then, perhaps.

89 points
— 25 days ago

P, Stuart and 2 others liked this

Domaine Pascal Aufranc

Chénas Vignes de 1939 Gamay 2016

Old vine Cru Beauj. Great interplay with juiciness and earthy notes. Great thanksgiving wine to sip while cooking. — 3 months ago

Ted, Jeff and 1 other liked this

Clos De La Roilette

Clos de la Roilette Fleurie Gamay 2016

Much more open than 6 months ago. Good brightness. A bit fleshy at this stage but open for business. Excited to taste more from this producer. — 3 days ago

Domaine des Billards (Héritiers Loron)

Clos des Billards Saint-Amour Gamay 2016

rich fuzzy plummy yet “hollow” dark berries a roots n herbs — 11 days ago

Bill, Mike and 4 others liked this

Guy Breton

Cuvée Marylou Beaujolais-Villages Gamay 2016

This is my favourite Guy Breton Villages. Absolute power juice. Bright and lively with 🍒 and granite. MORGON!!! — 13 days ago

Jane Eyre

Fleurie Gamay 2016

Candy fudgy ju jube aromas. Some animale feral notes - touch of Brett? Quite dense in colour for a Fleurie. In summary an easy drinking light red for summer. — 18 days ago

Ceccherini, Anthony De and 7 others liked this

Jean Foillard

Eponym' Morgon Gamay 2016

Jeremy Shanker

First time trying the eponym. Way more open in its youth even than the other foillard wines and that is saying a lot! Juice 🥤 — 19 days ago

E, Riddley and 6 others liked this

Anne Sophie Dubois

l’Alchemiste Fleurie Gamay 2016

Delicious lighter weight Bojo, with flavors of its pink granite vineyard soils. Bright acidity, no filtration, native yeasts... reminds me of some of the better “natural” wines I’ve tasted. SommSelect — 14 days ago

E and Ira liked this