Le Beaujolais Nouveau est Arrivé

Today is Beaujolais Nouveau Day, the third Thursday in November. Today’s wine was the first Beaujolais I had this year. According to French law, this wine made from Gamay grapes can be released at 12:01 a.m., quite soon after the harvest. Many are quite critical of Beaujolais Nouveau and it’s fresh, fruity style. I am not among those who critique this cheerful wine. I’m not going to lay it down either but as with much of life, it’s all about expectations and as we know, that is the key to success in every area. Sante’! Here’s a nice press release on Beaujolais and George Duboeuf who did so much to bring it to our shores. Also an article in USA Today that goes more indepth into this fun day.

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  1. Reblogged this on avvinare and commented:

    I can’t wait to drinks glass of Beaujolais nouveau today. I’m a big fan of Beaujolais both the nouveau and the crus. Today’s nicer weather makes it a perfect day for Beaujolais.

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