Monday, February 20, 2017

Chiroubles Cru de Beaujolais - rare wine

2014 Domaine de la Chapelle des Bois Chiroubles....$18.99
Chiroubles Cru de Beaujolais: The vineyard holdings of the Domaine de la Chapelle des Bois extend across the Fleurie boundary into Chiroubles. Their parcel is dominated by granite and is planted to vines that are of an average age of 50 years. The cuvaison for the Chiroubles is normally a 10 to 12 day affair. The resulting wine has a vibrant expression of fresh red fruits; it is marked by delicate tannins; and, it is the most precocious and welcoming wine of this estate.
Only 150 cases make it to the U.S. each year

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