Happy Beaujolais Nouveau Day

Beaujolais nouveau is a red wine made from Gamay grapes produced in the Beaujolais region of France. It is the most popular vin de primeur, fermented for just a few weeks before being released for sale on the third Thursday of November. It’s the first wine of the harvest.

Meet that latest additions to Red Wine and Brew’s line up of delicious wines at very impressive price points:

Joseph Drouhin Beaujolais Nouveau 2017        $12.99

“The wines have a dark red colour, deep, with bluish tints. The nose is very expressive with aromas of blackberry, licorice and blueberry. The palate is full, rather generous, and on these same fruity notes. Some slight acidity brings an agreeable freshness. The Beaujolais Nouveau 2017 is very flattering and can be enjoyed with pleasure as an aperitif, with cold meats, or simple dishes of regional specialties”.

Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2017      $11.99

For over 40 years Georges Duboeuf has been the Beaujolais region’s most renowned négociant and is today regarded in the wine world as the “King of Beaujolais.” This year’s Beaujolais Nouveau Virbant  features red fruits, such as strawberries and currants, on the palate and an intense perfume, make this wine a perfect accompaniment for cheese, charcuterie and traditional holiday fare.

Domaine Manoir Du Carra Beaujolais Villages Nouveau 2017      $13.99

Produced by the family Sambardier, this Beaujolais Nouveau is redolent of strawberries and roses, fragrant and medium bodied. Refreshing, tart finish.