Beaujolais en Besset: Domaine de Fa 2018

The Graillot family recently acquired 5 hectares of vines in the cru of Saint Amour (in the climat of Côte de Besset) from which this charming, juicy Beaujolais is produced - alongside a full St-Amour.

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Tasting Notes

The Graillot family have harboured an oenological interest in Beaujolais, as well as a family home there, for some time. They, like several others, see a region which has real potential and that is currently undervalued. We look forward to seeing what these forward-thinking winemakers can produce as this project develops.

About this wine
Style Red Wine, Sec, Medium-bodied, Non Sparkling
Wine Region Burgundy, Beaujolais
Grape Variety (Cépage) Gamay
Food & Wine Matching Pasta, Pork
Viticulture Non-Organic
Vintage 2018
Cellarage Drink 2020 - 2022.
Vinification Hand-harvested grapes spend 2 weeks on their skins prior to fermentation in 300-litre foudres.
Alcohol By Volume (%) 13

Domaine de Fa (Antoine & Maxime Graillot)

World-renowned Crozes Hermitage producer, Alain Graillot, was joined in the family business by sons Maxime & Antoine during the past decade. Team Graillot is now able to combine a thriving Northern Rhône estate with interesting projects in Beaujolais and Morocco.


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Beaujolais en Besset: Domaine de Fa - Yapp Brothers One Minute Review

Hannah Crook reviews the Beaujolais en Besset from Domaine de Fa - Antoine & Maxime Graillot. From 100% Gamay, fully organic with freshness and red berry fruit. Serve lightly chilled with a summer picnic or barbecue.

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