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Domaine Robert-Denogent Cuvee Jules Chauvet Beaujolais Villages 2013


Recommendation: Noteworthy Beaujolais that’s simply delicious and a great value.

Winery/Producer: Jean-Jacques Robert; Domaine Robert-Denogent; Burgundy, France

Grape Variety: Gamay.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Beaujolais villages, Burgendy, France.

Vintage: 2013

Price: $25.20 with a 10% mixed case discount.

Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Paired With: Garden salad with tomatoes, yellow peppers, red onion, celery, home grown radishes and ranch dressing.

Tasting:

    He said: Opened 45-minutes before drinking. Clear, light brownish-ruby color with the same color rim. LOTS of damp earth, leather and dark fruit aromas. Rich, velvety and polished; fleshy cherry and plum taste and a medium-long toasty finish that’s so silky and opulent it’s like nectar. WOW, Fantastic bouquet, magnificent flavors and a finish which is just plain out of this world. Needless to say I like Beaujolais very much and think this is a good one. Noteworthy Beaujolais that’s simply delicious and a great value.

    She said: Clear, ruby red with a slight brown tinge on top. If you like a wine that floats through your mouth and down your throat with pleasant of aroma and flavor this is a wine to try. With a little body, it starts out with an aroma full of wet leather and proceeds to a taste that adds light red fruity flavors and soft tannins. The wine is smooth, medium dry, and has long delicate finish. It went very well with the salad and I would pair it again with a salad. To light for my taste but very aromatic and tasty. This is a very seductive wine, the aroma and flavors more than make up for the lack of body and I look forward to another bottle.

    Jean-Jacques Robert and his son Nicolas

    Comments: Learn more about the Domaine Robert-Denogent and their wines.

Alcohol: 12,.5%

UPC Code: 7 61503 52130 9

Imported by: Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant; Berkeley, California.

Photo from Kermit Lynch.