Wine 101 - Beaujolais

Celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau Day 2014 with our classic guide to the region.


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Where Chiroubles stops, Fleurie begins and, while the Crus occupy a contiguous southeastern-facing slope, the wines are worlds apart. In fact, the wines of Fleurie, often thought to smell of flowers – hence the name – tend to be age-worthy within the context of Beaujolais, and frequently vie for top honors in any vintage with the equally famous wines of Moulin-à-Vent.

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  • Snooth User: mophair
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    How do I print this article?

    Nov 18, 2010 at 1:03 PM

  • Snooth User: Catherine Gin
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    Hi @mophair, you can find a print-friendly, full-page version of this slideshow at This link is also on the final slide.

    Nov 18, 2010 at 2:45 PM

  • you provide such a great educational service & then dilute it with duBouef. c'mon greg, you're better than that.

    Nov 18, 2010 at 4:36 PM

  • Great information about this type of wine. I will definitely consider to write one special article about that type of fine wine in my blog

    Nov 21, 2010 at 5:17 PM

  • Snooth User: Antonios
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    Hiiii all
    i found Beaujolais and Beaujolais Villages 2008 and 2009 more acid with a totally different taste and flavour than 2007
    am not an expert at all
    do you think am right or wrong?
    and what is your advise?

    Nov 22, 2010 at 3:02 PM

  • Snooth User: Antonios
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    Sorry that i forgot, i was talking about Georges Du Boeuf Beaujolais

    Nov 22, 2010 at 3:03 PM

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