APRIL/MAY 2022 DISCOVERY WINE

Brouilly Tradition, Chateau de la Terriere, Beaujolais, France 2020/21 75cl

£17.50 per bottle

Country

France

Region

Beaujolais

APV

12.5%

Grape Variety

Gamay

Food

Charcuterie, Chicken, Coq Au Vin

Wine Type

Red Wine, Vegetarian/Vegan

Bottle Cap

Cork

Availability: In Stock

75 in stock

Bottle Quantity

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Facing Mount Brouilly – which is an extinct volcano – Château de la Terriere and its vines spread southwards over a purple granite hill – in contrast to the rest of Brouilly which is mostly planted on sandy soil. Beautiful ruby colour with a powerful and delicate bouquet of peony and red fruits. The silky tannins bring roundness and a lot of charge. This is a delicious summer staple and a welcome alternative to the increasingly insurmountable prices further north in Burgundy. Good with roast lamb, beef or a steak. An Eton Vintners favourite.

Delivery Charges

*Local Free Delivery: SL3 and SL4 postcode (Windsor/Datchet)

*Local Free Delivery: All SL (Except SL7), HP9, GU25, TW18, TW19 & TW20 postcodes. (Min. 6 bottles or 1 Hamper or 1 of our selected Wine cases purchased)

  • England and Wales £10.00
  • England and Wales Free Delivery (Over £200 purchased)
  • Northern Ireland £30 (All BT postcodes)
  • Scotland £15.00 (EH, FK, G, KA, KY, ML, DG and TD postcodes)
  • Scottish Highlands and Islands £ 30.00 (All AB; DD; HS; IV; KW; KA27-28; PA; PH; TR21-25; ZE postcodes)

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Gamay

Gamay is Beaujolais – few are the wine regions whose identities are so tied up with their grapes. 99% of the Beaujolais vineyard area – a fifth of all France‘s – is planted with the grape. Here it reaches the pinnacle of its reputation as a light bodied, intensely fruity, racily acid wine often released quickly and intended for early, preferably summertime, drinking. It is bush-trained in order to keep its buoyant growth in check and often vinified by carbonic maceration. Some producers in the more distinguished villages vinify traditionally to give wines of greater structure and more restrained fruit. Gamay is also grown throughout Eastern Europe, the Loire Valley, Savoie, Italy and Switzerland.