Beaujolais

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Beaujolais

Description

The Beaujolais appellation provides about half of all the wine produced in the Beaujolais region. The Henry Fessy Beaujolais comes mainly from domain vines planted on the plateau of Bel-Air which borders the Brouilly appellation next to the winery. Total vineyard area: 8 439 ha

Winemaking

Traditional vinification with controlled temperature.

Tasting note

Our Beaujolais 2017 reveals a fragrant nose of small black fruits aromas. The mouth is ample, offering a nice concentration with hints of blackcurrant and silky tannins. Velvety finish and beautiful length.

Suggested food pairings

Wild game, meat dishes with sauces, roasts, charcuterie and cheese.

Serving temperature

14-15°C

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Appellation Beaujolais


Varietal 100 % Gamay


Estate vines 15 ha


Average Vine Age 40 years


Soil composition Granite and Schist


Pruning Gobelet


Harvest Manual


Density of Vines 8 000 vines/ha


Average yield 45-50 hl/ha


Press review

  • International press

Beaujolais 2016 - James Suckling - USA - March 2018 - 90/100