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  • Gamay

    History of the grape: Legend has it that it was brought over by the Romans in the first century BC to the town of Bea...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Chenas Cru du Beaujolais Chateau de Chenas 2010


    I bought two bottles of this wine from the website ... for £12. Chenas is an appellation for red wines created in 1936 [although viticulture here goes back to at least the Romans] from the two communes of Chenas and Chapelle de Guinchay about 10 miles south of the town of Macon.It is the smallest,at only 260 hectares under vine, of the 'cru' Be... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906

  • I forgot to mention this bottle. I had it before the Chenas.It's wonderful!Above average Gamay. Perhaps a bit livelier than other Beaujolais with more intense red cherry and blackberry. Smooth and refined tannins with medium acidity. Evolved well after a couple hours of decanting. So very indicative of usual Gamay characteristics but more rich a... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?

  • 2010 ChenasCave Saint Cyr.A bit overpriced at $29.99 for what you get. Just another typical Beaujolais but a bit of plumb goes along for the ride with strawberry and raspberry. Mild floral notes of old red rose. Medium-low bodied wine with simple red fruit and berry. Could not find the oak or spice aside from a touch of maybe clove. Short finish... Read More

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  • Typical JC Debeaune. The aromatic intensity was quite nice though with some ... ... by Michel Tete and a Chenas. When I'm through with these bottles, I'm gonna skip over to Rhone and look for some affordable options.All in all, I feel like I've obtained a decent knowledge (Palate knowledge) of Beaujolais. I wasn't able to get my hands on ever... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?

  • I've been trying wines from different Beaujolais regions and have yet to ... Julienas, Chenas, Chiroubles and Brouilly?  My budget limit is $25.Many thank Read More

    Forum post in the topic In need of Cru Beaujolais advice

  • Domaine Piron & Lafont Chénas Quartz 2009


    Dark ruby color. On the nose a lot of flowers, roses, violets, fresh.On the palate lots of berries, pomegranate, nice balance of tannins and acidity. Medium body, medium length. Very good with food. Another great little Beaujolais cru! Read More

    Wine review by alanb1108

  • Domaine Piron & Lafont Chénas Quartz 2006


    No written review

    Wine review by PCS

  • Georges Duboeuf Chenas Domaine des Darroux 1998


    For a Gamay it is really good with a long finish. Still wonderful after 12 years. Read More

    Wine review by rainbowgirls

  • Potel-Aviron Chénas Vieilles Vignes 2005


    No written review

    Wine review by jeffmacintyre

  • Bellecourt Chenas Beaujolais France 2006


    I have never been a big fan of red wines. However, this is an awesome red wine! The flavors are not overpowering at all and it is just delicious. I tried it with grilled sirloin and it was a fantastic match for the hearty meat. I only purchased one bottle and now I am in search of more!! Read More

    Wine review by cibe1962

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