Beaujolais

Beaujolais is a French Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (AOC) wine generally made of the Gamay grape which has a thin skin and is low in tannins. Like most AOC wines they are not labeled varietally. Beaujolais tends to be a very light-bodied red wine, with relatively high amounts of acidity. ~wikipedia


Barbet Domaine des Billards Saint Amour 2014
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A View from the Cellar 93+ "Domaine des Billards is one of my absolute favorite wines in all of Beaujolais, as it ages impeccably well and is always as good as the growing conditions of the particular season will allow. The 2014 is not yet released here in the states, but a sample was air-freighted
Item Number: 21679
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Domaine Chignard 'Les Moriers' Fleurie 2014
91  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 91 "The 2014 Fleurie les Moriers has a wonderful, floral bouquet with wilted rose petals and violets infusing the pure red berry fruit that is well defined and gains intensity in the glass. The palate is medium-bodied with fine tannin, good weight in the mouth and a gradual build
Item Number: 22501
Bottle:$18.95
Case: $227.40
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Louis Jadot Beaujolais Villages 2015
Strong red purple colour. Fresh red fruits on the nose with a hint of dark cherry. Slightly spicy with a touch of grey pepper, liquorice and a touch of rose flower. The whole wine is very well balanced with a nice acidity and the tannins presence on the finish invites food pairing such as with
Item Number: 23065
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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George Duboeuf Beaujolais Villages 2015
"This Beaujolais-Villages displays a deep, luminous cherry color, red with bluish tints. The bouquet offers ripe red fruit character, suggesting strawberry and black currant, with a touch of cinnamon. Velvet-like in the mouth, with soft tannins, it is well balanced and complete. A wine which lends
Item Number: 23188
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Grand Moulin (Barbet) Beaujolais 2013
View from the Cellar 91+ "The 2013 Moulin-à-Vent from Xavier et Nicolas Barbet is a lovely example of this very classic, low fat vintage, wafting from the glass in a fine aromatic constellation of sweet dark berries, a touch of currant leaf, espresso, complex, dark soil tones, pepper and a topnote
Item Number: 23885
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Marcel LaPierre Raisins Gaulois 2015
Made by the son of celebrity Beaujolais winemaker, Marcel Lapierre, who had murals painted for him around Paris upon his passing. The wine, primarily Gamay from Morgon, is pure fun, fresh, juicy, refreshing and joyous. This wine is perfect anytime.
Item Number: 21884
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Hospices Civils de Lyon Beaujolais-Villages 2014
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The Estate of Hospices Civils de Lyon was created thanks to sucessive donations over centuries, especially during the 1880-1920 period. The total benefits generated by this estate are affected to improve the accomodation of patients in the hospital. Since the 1994 harvest, COLLIN-BOURISSET is the
Item Number: 19805
Bottle:$9.95
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Michel Tete 'Cuvee Tradition' Julienas 2015
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2015 Julienas Tradition, which underwent a 10- to 12-day semi-carbonic maceration, has a well defined, dark cherry and raspberry-scented bouquet with subtle undergrowth notes developing with aeration. The palate is very well balanced with supple tannin, the acidity well
Item Number: 23841
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Antoine Sunier Regnie 2015
93  John Gilman 
John Gilman 93 "The 2015 Régnié from Antoine Sunier is really quite a stunning example of the vintage. The ripeness here is 13.5 percent, which makes it fairly moderate by the heady standards of 2015 and the wine offers up lovely purity and sappiness on both the nose and palate, without straying
Item Number: 23037
Bottle:$18.95
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Stephane Aviron Morgon 'Cote du Py' VV Cru 2014
94  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 94 "The Cote du Py, one of the best cru vineyard sites in Beaujolais, is on the slope of a 3,000-foot extinct volcano. It produces structured wines that can age well. Stephane Aviron brought out the quality of Py with a wine that is powerful, ripe and dense with considerable tannic
Item Number: 24218
Bottle:$19.95
Case: $239.40
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Domaine Piron Chenas Quartz 2010
90  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 90 "The 2010 Chenas Quartz Domaine Piron & Lameloise – bottled for one week when I tasted it – reflects the quartzite-rich soil in which it grows in mouthwatering salinity and an active sense of mineral impingement. Like the corresponding Morgon Cote de Py, 40% of this matured in
Item Number: 15633
Bottle:$14.95
Case: $179.40
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Domaine Chanrion Cote de Brouilly 2013
92  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 92 "Youthfully lurid ruby. Sexy, high-pitched aromas of red and dark berries and floral oils. Spicy, penetrating and emphatically fruity, offering intense, mineral-laced raspberry and cherry flavors along with notes of rose pastille and allspice. Closes silky and very long, with
Item Number: 24250
Bottle:$12.95
Case: $155.40
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Potel Aviron Fleurie Vieilles Vignes 2010
"The grapes are from parcels of 50 year old vines located on sandy granitic soils. The cru villages of Beaujolais are generally on rocky, granitic soil and are classified as such because of the grape’s natural affinity to the soil type. Rather than using the carbonic maceration technique that
Item Number: 23481
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Jean-Marc Burgaud Cote du Py Javernieres 2011
The Javernieres is produced from some wines from old vines that are matured in oak barrels over several months to enhance the tannin. The maturing tradition of great Burgundy wines is found in this "vin de grande garde".
Item Number: 14220
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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Jean-Marc Burgaud Black Label Cote du Py 'Reserve' 2011
"This is a wine to keep; its character resulting from the soil composition (The cote du Py hillside near the tiny village of Morgon).This is the most typical wine of this appellation, thanks to its rich soil of blue stones coming from the disintegration of schist. The Morgon « Côte du Py » is full
Item Number: 14221
Bottle:$24.95
Case: $299.40
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Domaine Dupeuble Pere & Fils Beaujolais 2015
Tradition runs deep in the family, but each generation has also managed to add something new, including increasing the property. Strong advocates of the lutte raisonne approach to vineyard work, they tend their vines without the use of any chemicals or synthetic fertilizers. The wines are not
Item Number: 24258
Bottle:$11.95
Case: $143.40
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Fabien Collonge Chiroubles L'Aurore 2015
92  Wine Enthusiast 
Wine Enthusiast 92 "Produced from 45-year-old vines, this is a fruity ripe wine. It has concentration and some firm tannins as well a generous black-fruit character. The wine's acidity and structure will allow it to age another year, so drink from late 2017."  Wine Advocate 90 "The 2015
Item Number: 24317
Bottle:$14.95
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Damien Coquelet Chiroubles 2015
93  John Gilman 
John Gilman 93+ "The 2015 Chiroubles from Damien Coquelet is a fine, fine follow-up to his beautiful 2014 version. The lovely and sappy nose shows just a whisper of baked fruit elements in its mélange of black cherries, pomegranate, gamebird, violets, lovely soil tones and a topnote of woodsmoke.

Marcel Lapierre Morgon 2011 1.5L
93  John Gilman 
John Gilman 93 "Marcel Lapierre passed away after the 2010 vintage, leaving behind an impressive legacy of great wines that transformed a region. His son, Mathieu Lapierre had worked alongside Marcel for a few years before his passing and the 2011 vintage, which is Mathieu’s first on his own, is

Kevin Descombes Morgon 2014
91  Vinous Media 
A View from the Cellar 93 "The 2014 Morgon from Kevin Descombes is a lovely example of its appellation, with a fine synthesis of the spiciness so often found in his father’s wines and a lovely underpinning of soil and structure that speaks warmly of the 2014 vintage. The nose is deep and first

Michel Tete 'Cuvee Tradition' Julienas 2014
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92  Wine Advocate 
Wine Advocate 92 “The 2014 Juliénas Tradition comes from 45-year-old vines and underwent a 10- to 12-day maceration. It has a lively, vivacious nose with animated red cherry and wild strawberry scents. The palate is medium-bodied with supple, ripe, citrus fresh red and black fruit, leading to a

Louis-Claude Desvignes Morgon Côte du Py 2013
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92  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 92 "Youthful violet color. Displays vibrant dark berry and peppery spice aromas, along with a hint of musky herbs. Sweet and incisive on the palate, offering lively blackberry and boysenberry flavors and a touch of bitter chocolate. Supple tannins give shape to the finish, which hangs

Joseph Drouhin Beaujolais Villages 2014
"A truly convivial wine. Owing to the careful blending of various terroirs, the result is a wine of great charm. It has a lovely raspberry color and a brilliant hue. The nose is both refined and intense, with notes of violet, peony and red fruit syrup. As you drink it, it feels fresh and silky. Both

Grand Moulin (Barbet) Beaujolais 2011
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91  Vinous Media 
Vinous Media 91 "Deep, bright ruby. Fresh, mineral-laced cherry and dark berries on the intensely perfumed nose. Sappy blackberry and bitter cherry flavors unfold slowly to reveal a sexy floral nuance. Shows very good depth but comes off as lively, finishing with excellent clarity and fine-grained

J.J. Vincent Julienas 'La Conseillere' 2011
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"Château de Fuissé expanded outside the appellation of Pouilly-Fuissé and purchased an exceptional vineyard in Juliénas, one of the great “ Crus of Beaujolais “, the Domaine de la Conseillère. The granite soils combined with a traditional artisanal open vat fermentation give wines with a delicious