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2016 Domaine De La Grand Cour (Jean-Louis Dutraive) Fleurie

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Latest Sale Price

April 9, 2023 - $36



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Highly perfumed dark berry and floral scents are complemented by suggestions of Indian spices and incense. Sweet and penetrating on the palate, offering blackberry liqueur and floral pastille flavors that are given spine and lift by a core of juicy acidity. In a seamless and energetic style, displaying an interplay of power and finesse and finishing sappy, sweet and long, with no rough edges and a lingering floral note.


France, Beaujolais, Fleurie

Fleurie is a village located near the center of Beaujolais, and the Beaujolais Cru appellation named for it encompasses nearly 2,000 acres of vineyards. Many admirers of Beaujolais consider the Fleurie appellation to be one of the best, if not the best, of the Cru appellations and its wines are generally lush and aromatic. Some 500,000 cases are produced annually. Like nearly everywhere else in Beaujolais, the only grape grown is Gamay. Fleurie the village is charming and quaint and attracts many tourists.


Red Wine, Gamay, Cru Beaujolais

The Gamay grape produces a light, versatile and food-friendly wine. It is best known for making Beaujolais Nouveau, but it is also grown in Loire and Tours. Thankfully the 14th C. Duke of Burgundy’s degree to ban the grape did not spread through all of France.