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Wine Class: Spotlight on Beaujolais

June 22, 2017 (Thu) from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Chain Bridge Cellars
1351 Chain Bridge Rd.
McLean, VA 22101

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Cost: $30

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Educational     Tasting (sit down)     Wine    
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If you're ever going to explore great Gamay from it's homeland of Beaujolais, now's the time. Vintages 2014 and 2015 are clearly two of the greatest vintages ever in this, one of the world's most under-appreciated wine regions.

Vinous titled their reviews of the two harvests "2014 Beaujolais: Another Dream Vintage" and "2015 Beaujolais: A Vintage of Richness and Energy." And Wine Advocate scored the two vintages 94 and 93 points - among the highest ratings ever for Beaujolais!

Want to see what all the fuss is about? Join us as we sample seven (perhaps eight!) great examples from vintages 2014 and 2015. We'll be focusing on wines from the greatest Beaujolais vineyards, the "Crus" including Fleurie, Cote de Brouilly, Moulin-a-Vent and more. You'll try traditional wines made all in concrete and at least one example showing how a bit of new oak can add even more shine to Gamay. And you'll certainly come to appreciate how much great value Burgundy's southernmost region offers compared to the nose-bleed prices you find for Pinot Noir from the Cote d'Or!

We'll serve light snacks with the wines, have plenty of stories about the region and producers, and leave plenty of room for discussion and questions. Reserve your seats online right now, or just call us at 703.356.6500 or stop by the store. It's never been a better time to get to know and love Beaujolais!

Visit Event Website: www.chainbridgecellars.com