Régnard Fleurie, Beaujolais, France, 2016

Régnard Fleurie, Beaujolais, France, 2016 - Merchant of Wine

Regular price $17.95 Sale price $22.00

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Overview of the Wine

Régnard, one of the oldest and most prestigious houses in Chablis, was founded in 1860 by Zéphir Régnard. In 1984, Baron Patrick de Ladoucette purchased Régnard and has perpetuated the style and tradition of the wines ever since. As a result of a summery springtime, the vines started to flower exceptionally early this was followed by a very autumnal summer both fresh and capricious. The final maturing of the grapes was achieved under a lovely blue September sky. The red wines have an intense colour and a very fruity bouquet with a dense and balanced palate. The whites are chiselled, very expressive and pure.

The grapes are picked by hand followed by an alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in vats. The wine is then matured in vats followed by clarification before being bottled.

Fleurie is a well known Cru Beaujolais wine appellation for red wines from the Gamay grape variety. The wines are some of the most highly regarded in the region, which is sometimes referred to as "The Queen of Beaujolais".

Grape / Blend

100% Gamay

Old vines - Dry-farmed - A reputable producer in the Cru of Fleurie! better than ever as 2016 is a great vintage and this wine ages beautifully. Best price on the planet and a great warm weather Red to chill and serve with the greatest of meals. Limited availability. 

Origin

Beaujolais


Tasting Notes

A dark red color with violet highlights. An expressive bouquet full of aromas of red fruit (raspberries, cranberries and strawberries), with notes of minerality, stone and limestone... Youthful tones have now harmonized and stack neatly to provide good complexity of earth, stone, terroir, and quality markets of a solid producer in a CRU growing area with older, dry-farmed vines and ethical grape growing. 

Product size: 750ml

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