Jean Foillard - 2021 Fleurie

2021 Fleurie

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Variety
Gamay
Region
Beaujolais, France

Delicate and darling. This is from the 'Champagne' lieu-dit in Fleurie, though they are not allowed to call it that anymore after a fight with a certain sparkling wine region further North! Red fruited and strawberry kissed, irresistible as it comes. There is a reason that this is the benchmark of Beaujolais. Foillard is a legend of the Beaujolais region. A fervent supporter of Jules Chauvet, he helped to pioneer natural winemaking in the Beaujolais region - sending it into the stratosphere ...Read More...

Delicate and darling. This is from the 'Champagne' lieu-dit in Fleurie, though they are not allowed to call it that anymore after a fight with a certain sparkling wine region further North! Red fruited and strawberry kissed, irresistible as it comes. There is a reason that this is the benchmark of Beaujolais. Foillard is a legend of the Beaujolais region. A fervent supporter of Jules Chauvet, he helped to pioneer natural winemaking in the Beaujolais region - sending it into the stratosphere in terms of global recognition. The wines are something else. Don’t want to throw around the word perfect, but they are close. 

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