A smooth, balanced and very drinkable cru Beaujolais, the Stephane Aviron Cote de Brouilly.
75% of the wine comes from the 60+ year old vines of a southwest facing vineyard on the hillsides of Mont Brouilly and the remainder comes from the 45 year old vines of a second south facing parcel. Half the wine is aged in stainless steel while the other half is aged in large, neutral, very old oak barrels. It has just 2.7 g/L of residual sugar.
Sample submitted for review. The Stephane Aviron Cote de Brouilly is available for as low as $17. It is imported by Frederick Wildman and Sons LTD.
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The 2018 Stephane Aviron Cote de Brouilly opens with a pretty typical Beaujolais aroma full of strawberry, a little spice and licorice and some of those signature bubble gum aromas.
Tasting the wine reveals it to be quite smooth and balanced with similar flavors to the nose. Featuring juicy berry fruit and well integrated spice this light to medium bodied wine is a very nice example of Beaujolais.
It ends dry and with decent length. Very drinkable, this is great slightly chilled.
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