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I have had several of the 'cru' Beaujolais and there, are differences ... ... The Morgon from Domaine Eric Morin is full-bodied and has a pepper or spice taste on the finish while the Herve Varenne negociant version is very fruity but more delicate and subtle. The best one I had more recently and certainly a distinctive wine to taste is thje ... Read More
I'm pretty bad about naming the 10 different Crus of Beajolais but the article I have linked does a good job of explaining it, and maybe I'll be getting closer to becoming familIar with them, because taking a shot on a bottle of J.P. Thevenet last week for Turkey Day really turned my head. It has that direct and effortless quality with good back... Read More
See if you can find Chiroubles or Morgon from Eric Morin because he is also a good producer of Cro Beaujolais in my experience Read More
I've been trying wines from different Beaujolais regions and have yet to find one that I love. Here are the ones I've tried with disappointing results:Clos de la Roilette Fleurie '13Fessy Regnie Chateau des Reyssiers '11Duboeuf Beaujolais-Villages '11Beaujolais NouveauWith all these wines, the problem is that the wines don't have the vibrant red... Read More
I bought this bottle of wine from my local supermarket where it was on special ... ... Beajolais than this.The Eric Morin Chiroubles and Morgon as well as the Herve Varenne Morgon are better win Read More
Every year, in celebration of the season’s first harvest, Georges Duboeuf unveils a new interpretation of his highly anticipated Beaujolais Nouveau. This year is even more special, since we celebrate 30 years of Beaujolais Nouveau in the U.S. In order to recreate this French ritual in style, a Cabaret Twist was added to the traditional Beaujola... Read More
That's what i'm going to uncork tomorrow. • Marguet - Champagne Blanc de Noir (100% pinot noir) Brut s.a.• Tocai 1994 - Kabaj Morel (Slovenia)• Calabrone 2007 - Bastianich (yes it's Joe Bastianich winery, just 10 miles from home) blend of Refosco 70%, Schippettino/Pignolo/Merlot 10%• Moscato d'Autunno 2010 - Saracco (Piedmont) What's yours?Happy... Read More
On Friday, November 18, 2011, Georges Duboeuf, Passions Productions and the Club Culinaire of French Cuisine will celebrate the art of Beaujolais Nouveau with the release of Duboeuf’s most vibrant harvest yet and an evening of ‘Beaujolais Passions’ at the Beverly Hills Country Club.Michael McLeer, known as “Kaves”, was chosen to serve as the art... Read More
I met Eric Morin and his wife Pauline a couple of times at the annual London France Show where I got to sample some of their wines.I also bought a case of assorted bottles including this bottle which was sent to me.Chiroubles is one of the communes in Beaujolais which are known as the Cru Beaujolais and are allowed to label their wines under the... Read More
Last year I had a bottle of Eric Morin's Morgon and liked it very much.It was an interesting contrast to his Chiroubles because,so he said,,of the unique soil of the commune of Morgon,on the site of an ancient extinct volcano.Later I managed to but a case of 12 Herve Varenne Morgon on www.bidforwine.co.uk for only Thirty-eight ponds.Herve Varenn... Read More