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Beaujolais wine

Beaujolais

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Beaujolais wine

Beaujolais

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Beaujolais and the world of Gamay are thriving, with quality-focused producers and friendlier price tags than in the Côte d’Or. Move over Beaujolais Nouveau!


Our two Beaujolais producers are a Moulin-à-Vent family, the Labruyères, who now also own Domaine Jacques Prieur in Meursault and a Volnay family, the Lafarges, whose holdings now stretch to Fleurie.


The Beaujolais crus have benefitted from the arrival of established Burgundian producers and know-how. Just as the Labruyères stress that they make Moulin-à-Vent rather than Beaujolais, for the Lafarges, Fleurie and Chiroubles are very much centre-stage.

 

Contact us to place your order: [email protected] | +852 3694 3333

 

 

Watch Will Monroe, from the Fine Wine team, sharing some insights on the 2019 vintage.

Beaujolais and the world of Gamay are thriving, with quality-focused producers and friendlier price tags than in the Côte d’Or. Move over Beaujolais Nouveau!


Our two Beaujolais producers are a Moulin-à-Vent family, the Labruyères, who now also own Domaine Jacques Prieur in Meursault and a Volnay family, the Lafarges, whose holdings now stretch to Fleurie.


The Beaujolais crus have benefitted from the arrival of established Burgundian producers and know-how. Just as the Labruyères stress that they make Moulin-à-Vent rather than Beaujolais, for the Lafarges, Fleurie and Chiroubles are very much centre-stage.

 

Contact us to place your order: [email protected] | +852 3694 3333

 

 

Watch Will Monroe, from the Fine Wine team, sharing some insights on the 2019 vintage.

Moulin-à-Vent

The only commune in Beaujolais which belongs administratively to Burgundy rather than the Rhône. A bureaucrat’s splitting of hairs perhaps, but growers here would claim a difference in mind-set and indeed the wines can appear uncannily Pinot Noir-like. Heavier, clay-based soils contribute to wines of greater structure and ageing potential.

The only commune in Beaujolais which belongs administratively to Burgundy rather than the Rhône. A bureaucrat’s splitting of hairs perhaps, but growers here would claim a difference in mind-set and indeed the wines can appear uncannily Pinot Noir-like. Heavier, clay-based soils contribute to wines of greater structure and ageing potential.

Corney and Barrow

Domaine Labruyère

Domaine Labruyère is the oldest estate in Moulin-à-Vent, dating back to 1850.

 

Corney & Barrow has been the exclusive UK agent for Domaine Labruyère since the 2013 vintage. The 2019s will be released shortly.

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