Jean-Paul Brun Domaine des Terres Dorees Beaujolais Ancien Vielles Vignes 2009

Gamay from Beaujolais, France

$17.99 $12.97
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Item No. 113214
  • red wine
  • Green wine
  • RP90
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Winemaker's Notes

This wine is produced from Jean-Paul's oldest vines, which have fewer, smaller grapes with a more concentrated flavor. He is able to harvest the grapes later because there is far less risk of rot, owing to the small bunches. The grapes are very ripe and have a high natural sugar level. The wine is vinified in traditional Burgundy methods. Ancien is a deeply colored wine with a bouquet of red fruit and very soft tannins. It can be drunk relatively young but is probably best at 2 to 3 years old. This is a wine well balanced with natural sugar and acidity.

Critical Acclaim

"Brun's 2009 Beaujolais L'Ancien Vieilles Vignes is once again a model of its appellation, with brightness and lift, tartly refreshing yet ripe cherry and blackberry fruit; and in general a character distinctive to the chalky soils of southern Beaujolais for which his domaine is named. Bittersweet inner-mouth floral perfume; high-toned almond extract and kirsch distillate; and salted, toasted nuts add delicious complexity to a wine that manages to caress as well as invigorate. Enjoy this terrific value over the next couple of years. "
90 Points

Learn About Jean-Paul Brun Domaine des Terres Dorees

The Domaine des Terres Dorees is located in the Southern Beaujolais, just north of Lyons, in a beautiful area known as the "Region of Golden Stones." Jean-Paul Brun is the owner and winemaker at this 40-acre family estate and has attracted the attention of the French and American press for the wonderfully fruity and delicate wines he produces.

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