89 Points | International Wine Cellar , July 2013
Brilliant ruby. Intense raspberry and floral pastille aromas show very good energy and clarity. Offers an array of sappy red fruit flavors, along with notes of licorice pastille and smoky minerals. Becomes spicier with air and finishes very long, with gentle tannic grip and a lingering raspberry quality.
90 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate
Made from the Gamay grape, the red wines of Beaujolais are mostly exuberantly fruity and brisk wines that are often served lightly chilled for added refreshment. There is also a small amount of white Beaujolais, made from Chardonnay, but little of this is exported to the U.S. Today, the overwhelming majority of Beaujolais production is controlled by negociants, of whom Georges Duboeuf is the undisputed king.
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Gamay is the primary grape of Beaujolais, a region administratively considered part of the Burgundy wine growing region, but one that has a climate closer to that of the Rhone. Wine produced here appears in your glass in essentially three forms: Nouveau, Beaujolais Villages, and Cru Beaujolais.
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