• Les Vins Georges Duboeuf: The Beauty Of Beaujolais

    9 days ago - By Passionate Foodie

    "A gouleyant wine was one that was light, supple and benevolent, free of complexes and pretension, one that slipped with pleasurable ease down the gullet. The adjective could be properly applied only to Beaujolais. With no other wine did it make any sense at all. Beaujolais owns gouleyant the way the Loire Valley's white wines of the sauvignon grape own their curious nose of pipi de chat or gewürztraminers their characteristic signature of rose petals and litchis."
    - I'll Drink to That: Beaujolais and the French Peasant Who Made It the World's Most Popular Wine by Rudolph Chelminski
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