The Beaujolais Vintage 2017

This very high quality vintage must go down as being amongst one of the very best in the last fifty years. Having said that, it is likely to result in some atypical wines, similar to the fabulous 2009’s. In the Beaujolais region overall, the harvest began during the last week in August and at Château…

BEAUJOLAIS

Chris Piper is considered to be one of the leading experts on the Beaujolais region and its wines, having been wine-making there for over 40 years. As a vinificateur-oenologue, he worked as Chef de Cuvage and head wine-maker at Château des Tours (Brouilly) from 1976 until 2000, then as development wine-maker at Château du Pavé…

Beaujolais-Villages Nouveau 2016 Château de Grandmont

RELEASE DATE: Thursday, 17th November “A wonderfully exciting late vintage – as good as the brilliantly balanced 2013!” AN IMPORTANT VINTAGE THAT WILL MAKE EXCEPTIONALLY FINE NOUVEAU WINES Way back in late May and early June, things were not looking too rosy for the growers in Beaujolais. A    really damp and grey May was followed…