Wine Review

Color:  Red

Type:  Table

Maturity:  Ready

Appellation:  Chénas
Country:  France

State:  

County:  

Region:  Beaujolais
Producer Wine Name Varietal Reviewer Rating Vintage Cost
Georges Duboeuf    Gamay Mike Taylor Very good  2002  $14.00
The 2002 Chénas is a good example of what the Gamay varietal from Beaujolais can offer. The wine shows a brick red core that fades to an orange/amber rim. On the nose are aromas of ripe cherries, mocha, floral and a touch of leather. The palate enjoys plenty of cherry flavors. The medium body is well balanced with fresh acidity and fine drying tannins. The wine has a moderate but persistent finish and is ready to drink now.
 
 
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Date added: January 29, 2006
 
Superb: 95-100 | Excellent: 90-94 | Very Good: 85-89 | Good: 80-84 | Ordinary: 75-79 | Undrinkable: 50-74

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