Côte De Brouilly, Beaujolais

Château Thivin

Cuvée Zaccharie Côte de Brouilly Gamay 2016

Getting a bit deeper into Gamay because it’s accessible, affordable, can be complex, and is altogether pretty easy. And this one is top notch. — 9 days ago

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Severn Goodwin

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Yes, very top notch.

France Gonzalvez

Côte de Brouilly Gamay 2015

Light but flavorful Brouilly ((Gamay) at Simon & the Whale in the Freehand Hotel in NYC — 5 days ago

Château Thivin

Les Sept Vignes Côte de Brouilly Gamay 2018

Casey Curbow
9.3

Intense ferrous fruit. 2018 is so magical for Beaujolais. — a month ago

Domaine Lafarge Vial

Cote De Brouilly Gamay 2017

Lyle Fass
9.3

Lafarge is doing great work here. Nose is closed but still so pretty. Kinky raspberry, smoke, granite, and very floral. Roses and violets. The palate is so delicate with great grip and intensity. Juicy and complex with outrageous fruit and structure. Sappy and pure with lovely cherry/cassis fruit that is super precise. Such a lovely pitter patter of tannins on the finish. Really well made wine. — a month ago

E, Neil and 16 others liked this

Château Thivin

Côte de Brouilly Gamay 2010

From a double-magnum on New Year’s Eve Vibrant youth full color with nary a sign of age. Blueberry, black raspberry and black cherry fruit that is still very primary. Great graphite accents with a hints of pepper and nutmeg. Lush and textured palate with berry fruit tones, round tannins that provide structure but never intrude. Acidity is bright adding freshness to the fruit. I would have expected a bit more development even with the bottle size. Superb with rabbit braised with white wine and shallots and beef daube. — 22 days ago

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Maciej Kurka

Maciej Kurka

Sounds delicious
Thomas Ryan

Thomas Ryan

It was fantastic with the rabbit and great with the beef in addition!
Peter van den Besselaar

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Great description, festive bottle size !

Domaine du Pavillon de Chavannes

Cuvée des Ambassades Côte de Brouilly Gamay

Really nice, nose of some cherry and spice, savory and soft tannins balanced with acid. Light bodied and lingers a bit but not too long. Did I mention I like this one?! — 13 days ago

Pierre Cotton

Les Grillés Côte de Brouilly Gamay 2016

Love this producer! Distinctly different from the 17' Metras Beaujolais this was drank with. The Metras - ethereal, earthy, briney, and could hardly last more than a day before it started becoming "beany". Now this wine on the other hand, held its ground and evolved over the course of 2 days. Structured, powerful, and dense. The nose is intense, offering a mix of red and black fruits, heaps of spice, and hints of florals. You can smell the warm sun here, and fruit almost feels kinda syrupy. The palate is rich with fine and very present tannins. Finishes very stoney and racy, projecting a feeling of energy and vitality This is delicious as it is now, but I'd prefer to keep it under locks for a while. — a month ago

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Château Thivin

"Reverdon" Brouilly Gamay 2017

Medium ruby; intense candied cherry and black cherry, ripe watermelon and strawberry, subtle mineral and oak. Dry, High acid, medium tannin, very ripe and soft, medium plus alcohol (you can feel it), flavors match with more oak present with some straight wood (soft and integrated) and spice and some bramble and effervescent herbal quality. Medium plus finish. Very balanced, not too complex but total clarity of flavor and concentrated. Outstanding. — 4 days ago

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Famille Geoffray Côte de Brouilly Gamay 2017

Bing cherry, bright and tart. Excellent acid and tart red fruit finish. — 3 days ago

Susan Cahoon
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Jean-Claude Lapalu

La Croix des Rameaux Brouilly Gamay 2017

Jeremy Shanker
9.1

Beaujolais on steroids. Great regardless! — 18 days ago

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