If You Love Cru Beaujolais, You Must Try These Mountain Gamay from Savoie


This post is by Lyle Fass from Rockss and Fruit


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Mountain Gamay
 – So Different from Cru Beaujolais
 – A Serious Alpine Vibe  
 – Much More Floral and Mineral

Luc Bauer
 – Small Winery (3HA)
 – He Really Works the Vineyards
 – Terrific Terroir (Hillside Vineyards, Great Sun)
 – Biodynamic, Natural Style
 – The Precise Technique and Consistency of a Trained Engineer

2018 Le Grangeons d’Albarine (Luc Bauer) “REDACTED” IGP
 – Super Spicey Red Cherry Fruit
 – Incredible Purity and Energy
 – Great Spice, Amazingly Deep Fruit

2018 Le Grangeons d’Albarine (Luc Bauer) Gamay Beauregard
 – More Mineral Focused and Structured
 – Super Intense Sap
 – So Sappy and So Dense 
 – Sappy Pure Best of Season Cherry Fruit

I love Cru Beaujolais.  Some would argue that it’s the original wine geek wine.  Delicious and balanced in the right hands, it used to be really affordable to for the underpaid and underappreciated

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