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Lucien Lardy, Beaujolais Villages "Vignes de 1951", Beaujolais, France

Beaujolais, France

Beaujolais Villages "Vignes de 1951" 2018

Tasting Notes

Bright red in colour with purple tints. The palate is bursting with crunchy summer fruit pudding fruit with some darker hedgerow blackberry notes. There is all fresh acidity you could wish for on the finish which is satisfying and surprisingly long. A wine that manages to be very good fun and more serious than you expect.

Food Matches

Pate & Cured meats & Beef

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2018

Style Light & Fruity Reds

Country France

Region Beaujolais

Grower Name Lucien Lardy

Grape Variety Gamay

ABV 12.50%

Closure Natural Cork

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16144864

Grower

Lucien Lardy

Lucien Lardy

Lucien Lardy is one of the founding members of ‘Terroirs Originels’, a collective of independent winemakers from Beaujolais and the Maconnais. A far cry from the industrial Beaujolais which has tainted the region’s name for so long, this group of artisan winemakers is committed to making estate-grown wines, where the winemaker is involved at every step, from… Read More

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Region

Beaujolais

Beaujolais

Beaujolais is a region in central-eastern France which is famous for its red wines produced from the Gamay grape variety. Most of the wines produced are made using a wine-making technique known as Carbonic Maceration which results in lighter wines than those from many other regions. Generally speaking the wines are early drinking and best drunk when young and fresh, although… Read More

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Grape

Gamay

Gamay

Gamay is a French red grape variety which is solely responsible for the wines of Beaujolais in central-eastern France. Its full name is Gamay Noir à Jus Blanc which draws attention to the fact that it is a red grape variety, but has pale flesh and therefore pale juice.The vine is precocious, budding and ripening early, and is commonly vinified using carbonic maceration… Read More

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