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Nicolas Potel

Nicolas Potel
2017 Beaujolais-Villages

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Gamay

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13% RS: <1%
85 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$14.99

Nicolas Potel
2017 Beaujolais-Villages

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Gamay

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 13% RS: <1%
Ruby black color. Aromas of white peach, raspberry coulis, cola, black licorice, and ground pepper with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a tingling, breezy berry flecked pie crust and carob finish with a suggestion of oak flavor. An unfussy red for meals and beyond.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Quaffable
Aroma Aroma: white peach, raspberry coulis, cola, black licorice, and ground pepper
Taste Flavor: berry flecked pie crust and carob
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Goulash, Beef Teriyaki, Steak Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An unfussy red for meals and beyond.

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