(2005 Vintage) "One of the most famous Crus of Beaujolais and the most Southern one. The hill where the vines grow looks like the cone of a volcano (Mont Brouilly), with a small church on the top ! The slopes are steep and criss-crossed by small, narrow roads. The soil is made of pink and black granite : an excellent terroir for the Gamay grape which grows extremely well here. The wine is deep ruby in colour, while the bouquet reveals aromas of violet, lilac and sometimes wild blackberry. The tannins are suppl...
BurghoundRating: 89/100 - As reviewed by Burghound in Issue 13, Jan 01, 2004