We are thrilled to announce the arrival of two of Domaine Dupeuble’s thirst-quenching Gamays from the 2020 vintage: the new Beaujolais rosé and rouge are now available! They both deliver unbelievably buoyant, vibrant, juicy fruit—a welcome invitation to get these bottles cool and quaff away. The rosé, fermented and aged in stainless steel to preserve its lip-smacking crispness, has good flesh with aromas of little red berries, while the rouge, aged in concrete and bottled unfiltered, wears a deep ruby color to preface its extravagant perfume of perfectly ripe purple fruits and succulent texture. But that’s not all we found hiding on the Dupeuble ship: the domaine’s lovely blanc is also here. This lively Chardonnay, from select pockets of limestone found around the southern Beaujolais, has a creamy richness to go along with notes of orchard fruit and a stony finish. And finally, an older vintage of rouge is also available. While I’ve never had the patience to wait with this wine—it is simply too hard to resist young—older vintages tasted (and swallowed) at the domaine have proven the merits of patience. The 2015 is in excellent form, proving that wine does not need to be expensive or bear the name of a fancy appellation to withstand the test of time. That Dupeuble flies under the radar of most serious Beaujolais drinkers is a mystery to us. Their vineyards may not carry the prestige of nearby Morgon or Moulin-à-Vent, but this hardworking family has mastered the rare feat of excelling in all three colors, year after year, at bargain cost. The cellar selection is just the cherry on top. We’ll raise a glass to all that...and empty it promptly!
Few wines pair better with grilled foods than a savory, smoky expression of Syrah. Additionally, its characteristic spice and assertive flavor make it a great partner to many dishes in Indian, Pakistani, Persian, North African, and eastern Mediterranean cuisines, without forgetting its affinity to rustic French cooking.
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Her wonderfully complex terroir of schist, granite, and galets roulés (alluvial riverbed stones) produces some of the most ethereal rosés you’ll ever taste. And the olive oil—well, it isn’t easy for us to get as excited about olive oil as about wine, but when you taste these, you’ll understand why they have become Corsica’s pride and joy.
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