BEAUJOLAIS, FRANCE


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10 CRUS DU BEAUJOLAIS

Moderate continental climate

Cool and dry influence of northerly winds

Temperatures moderated by the Saône River

Slopes, cooling effect of the altitude

Free-draining granite, schist and sandy soils

Grape variety: gamay


BEAUJOLAIS VILLAGES AOP

Moderate continental climate

Cool and dry influence of northerly winds

Temperatures moderated by the Saône River

Slopes, cooling effect of the altitude

Free-draining granite, schist and sandy soils

Grape varieties: gamay, chardonnay

BEAUJOLAIS AOP

Moderate continental climate

Cool and dry influence of northerly winds

Temperatures moderated by the Saône River

Clay and limestone soils

Grape varieties: gamay , chardonnay


BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU

Translated as “new”, this designation can be added to Beaujolais AOP and Beaujolais Villages AOP. The wines are released for sale on the third Thursday of November after harvest.



red wines

white wines

rosé wines



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