Quelle différence entre Beaujolais Nouveau et Beaujolais Village ?
– Les vins susceptibles de bénéficier de la mention « primeur » ou « nouveau » sont conditionnés avant le 1er décembre de l’année de la récolte. Le Beaujolais Villages primeur* est vin mis en vente dès le 3ème jeudi de novembre et commercialisé pendant l’année qui suit la récolte.
Where is Beaujolais located?
- Beaujolais is located in eastern France and includes 10 crus and 38 villages. Gamay, which is indigenous to the Burgundy region, is the primary red grape in Beaujolais.
What makes Beaujolais Nouveau so special?
- Beaujolais Nouveau is young and simple with a very low tannin content and high acidity. The carbonic maceration production process is vital to creating the wine’s juicy character; it’s also what gives Beaujolais Nouveau a unique banana or candied fruit aroma.
What is Beaujolais red wine?
- Gamay, which is indigenous to the Burgundy region, is the primary red grape in Beaujolais. Most Beaujolais is meant for early drinking, but some can age for several years depending on the quality level. Beaujolais wines are generally light-bodied, with high acidity and soft tannins. They exude vibrant red fruit aromas and flavors.
What are the different crus of Beaujolais?
- Beaujolais Crus. Local lore in the region states that this Cru was the site of the first vineyards planted in Beaujolais by the Romans. Chiroubles – This cru has vineyards at some of the highest altitudes among the Cru Beaujolais. Chiroubles cru are noted for their delicate perfume that often includes aromas of violets.