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Nicolas Potel

Nicolas Potel
2017 Beaujolais-Villages

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Lamb Pork Vegetables

Category: Gamay

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13%
85 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$14.99

Nicolas Potel
2017 Beaujolais-Villages

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Lamb Pork Vegetables

Category: Gamay

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13%
Deep purple color. Fruity, creamy aromas and flavors of raspberry and cherry compote, honey creme Anglaise, red grapes, and cedar with a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and an even, delightful, medium-long finish that shows notes of apple and clementine relish, nut skin, beets, and dried purple flowers with crunchy, earthy tannins and a suggestion of oak flavor. A rock solid Beaujolais that hits the spot.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Fruity, Quaffable, Savory & Non-Oaky
Aroma Aroma: raspberry and cherry compote, honey creme Anglaise, red grapes, and cedar
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of apple and clementine relish, nut skin, beets, and dried purple flowers
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Ham Quiche, Lamb Sausages, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A rock solid Beaujolais that hits the spot.

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Gamay

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Gamay is the "other" red in Burgundy, well behind Pinot Noir in reputation. It is related to Pinot Noir, but is higher in acidity with very soft tannins and pronounced, distinctive grapey flavors. It is most famous bottled as Beaujolais; and Beaujolais Nouveau, the release of the first wine from the Northern Hemisphere, has done much to ensure its being widely consumed every November at tables around the world. Fresh, fruity, and easy drinking, Gamay is the quintessential red quaffer. While it is grown here-and-there in the New World, Gamay is largely a European specialty.