Moving farther to the north and occupying a wonderful set of southeastern-facing hillsides are the vines of Chiroubles, which include the highest vines in the appellation. This altitude lends the wines a delicacy and perfume that sets them apart from the rest of the Crus. These are not long-lived wines but rather reward early consumption.
Wine 101 - Beaujolais
Celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2014 with our classic guide to the region.