Taking into account the climatic conditions of the spring, we already know that the year 2011 will be one of earliest of these fifty last years.
In my vines, we can see the first flowers and it is middle of may !!!
Regarding to the last year : it means more than 20 days before because in 2010, it was around the 11th of June.
It means that the harvest could be around the 18th of August.
A distinction for our 2009 Brouilly recognized as one of the top 5 of the year.
Following a tasting at which all Beaujolais wines have participated, a professional jury has selected five wines from each appellation of Beaujolais.
At the top of the Premiers Grands Vins Sort with " Chenas" and Moulin à Vent. .
Undoubtedly at the top. Here, the motto is "Respect for the wine." Jean-Jacques Baronnat runs the trading house established for over 100 years by his grandfather, then producer in Beaujolais.
Very nice "Moulin à Vent 2009, tasty and fine bouquet with intense ruby color, pronounced nose of ripe red fruit (blackcurrant, cherry), with rounded tannins, this wine is both powerful and flexible, very typical.
Excellent Brouilly 2008, very aromatic, with subtle notes and intense, humus overripe red fruit and spices.
Beau Morgon 2008, the nose of blackberry and smoky, with tannins, a wine which goes to a very nice development.
Try the white Macon Solutre Pouilly 2008 and also the 2009 Beaujolais Villages red.
Also taste the Coteaux d'Aix en Provence Rosé, pretty much representative of the wines of the region with a bright color, nose of citrus and white fruits fresh, while flexible, perfect on a grilled fish.
Beside, the Cotes du Ventoux 2007, ruby red, nose of ripe red berries, very fragrant, large, good frame, generous and persistent.