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Magazine Archives: Jan. 31 - Feb. 28, 2011

Cru Beaujolais, Vibrant Whites and Big Reds

Bruce Sanderson
Issue: February 28, 2011

Wine Spectator senior editor Bruce Sanderson gives us wines from France's Beaujolais who's terrific quality from the 2009 harvest, plus great prices, should be enough to put Beaujolais on the radar for more wine fans. He also offers a group of vibrant whites that deliver freshness and complexity, demonstrating that wines don't have to be full-bodied or oaky to deliver detailed flavors and intensity. He goes on further with big, hearty reds with exuberant fruit flavors, considerable weight and spice accents. And he ends with some whites and reds that cost less than $20 with at least 1,000 cases made (for domestic wines) or imported.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands February 1, 2011.

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