Bouchard Aine & Fils Beaujolais Nouveau 2019
Beaujolais Nouveau Day is marked in France on the third Thursday in November with fireworks, music and festivals. Under French law, the wine is released at 12:01 a.m., just weeks after the wine's grapes have been harvested. Parties are held throughout the country and further afield to celebrate the first wine of the season.
The Gamay grapes that go into Beaujolais Nouveau are handpicked in the Beaujolais province of France. The wine actually originated about a century ago as a cheap and cheerful drink produced by locals to celebrate the end of the harvest season.
Beaujolais Nouveau owes its easy drinkability to a winemaking process called carbonic maceration, also known as whole-berry fermentation. This technique preserves the fresh, fruity quality of the grapes without extracting bitter tannins from the grape skins.
Crafted in our signature house style, this Beaujolais Nouveau is smooth, juicy and perfectly refreshing. It’s great on its own or with a light meal.
Available November 20, 2019
|Region||France, Beaujolais, Beaujolais Nouveau|
|Brand||Bouchard Aine & Fils|