Beaujolais-Villages "En Jarre", Ch. de Bel Avenir
Organic

Beaujolais-Villages "En Jarre", Ch. de Bel Avenir - 2017

Item # 40943 750mL
$21.96/ Single Bottle
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$263.52 $237.17/ Case of 12
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Certified Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard. Certified in the country of origin.


Tasting Notes

In the south of Burgundy is the village of La Chapelle de Guinchay. This is where Château de Bel Avenir farms their 12 ha of vines. This Gamay was aged in 160 liter clay amphorae for just over a year before bottling. No sulphur was added to this wine. A wine made with integrity that is both fresh and speaks to both the variety and terroir.


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