Monday, March 14, 2011

Beaujolais Tasting Notes

2008 Louis Jadot Beaujolais Villages - Clear, pale ruby
Nose: Clean, medium intense strawberry, hard candy, banana
Palate: Dry, light body, high acidity, low tannins; Red fruit flavors- strawberry, cherry, raspberry
Finish: Short
Quality: Good   Price: $12

2009 Louis Tete Beaujolais Villages - Clear, medium purple
Nose: Clean, medium intense cherry, strawberry, cotton candy
Palate: Dry, light body, medium acidity, low tannins; Sour cherry & lime flavors
Finish: Short
Quality: Acceptable-Good   Price: $17  

2009 Domaine Fessy, Cru Village Regnie - Clear, medium purple
Nose: Clean, medium intense strawberry, blackcurrant, herbal earthiness
Palate: Dry, light body, high acidity, medium+ tannins; Raspberry flavor
Finish: -Medium
Quality: Good   Price: $16

2009 Chateau de Capitans, Julienas - Clear, medium purple
Nose: Clean, medium intense red berries and violets
Palate: Dry, medium body, medium acidity, medium+ tannins; strawberry & a slightly salty minerality
Finish: Medium+
Quality: Good+   Price: $15

2007 Domaine Fessy, Moulin-a-Vent - Clear, medium ruby
Nose: Clean, medium intense musk & earthiness with iris floral notes 
Palate: Dry, medium body, medium+ acidity, medium tannins; Plum & dried cherry flavors
Finish: Medium
Quality: Very Good   Price: $20 

2008 Chateau de La Chaize, Brouilly - Clear, medium purple
Nose: Clean, medium intense fruity aromas of mixed berries
Palate: Dry, light body, high acidity, medium tannins; Tart red berry flavors
Finish: Medium
Quality: Good   Price: $15