Domaine Jean-Claude Lapalu Brouilly Vieilles Vignes 2014

$32.00
$27.20

SKU 31836

750ml

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Elevage for these wines takes place in five-to-ten-year-old neutral barriques. Wines are bottled without filtration just prior to the following year's harvest.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country France
Region Beaujolais
Appellation Brouilly
Brand Domaine Jean-Claude Lapalu
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Wine AdvocateThe 2014 Brouilly Cuvee Vieilles Vignes, which undergoes exactly the same vinification as the Beaujolais Villages, has a wonderful nose of blackberry, briary wild hedgerow and hints of dried violet petals. The palate is medium-bodied with sappy red fruit mixed with licorice on the entry. There are fine tannins underpinning this Brouily, and though it feels a little clammed up on the finish so close to bottling, it is very elegant and composed.

Neal Martin, June 28, 2015