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Bret Brothers Fleurie Les Grands Pres 2014 750ml
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Bret Brothers Fleurie Les Grands Pres Gamay 2014

Fleurie - Beaujolais - Burgundy - France

Professional Wine Reviews for Bret Brothers Fleurie Les Grands Pres Gamay 2014

Rated 92 by Decanter
Vivid ruby-red. Juicy, sharply focused red berry and lavender pastille aromas show impressive vivacity and pick up a minerally nuance with air. Vivacious raspberry and blood orange flavors show excellent clarity and a light, precise touch. Strikingly pure and nervy, with firm closing bite, repeating red fruit and floral qualities and silky tannins coming in late. Quintessential Fleurie and way too easy to drink right now. (Vinous)
Rated 90 by Robert Parker
The 2014 Fleurie Le Grand Pré, which comes from 50-year-old vines on granite soils, has a very terroir-driven bouquet - you can almost smell the wet granite percolating through the dark berry fruit here. The palate is well balanced with crisp tannin, a pleasant edginess here with hints of brown spice and clove infusing the red berry fruit towards the finish. This is a fascinating and complex Fleurie that should mature with style. Recommended.
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Region: Burgundy

The beautiful region of Burgundy in France is famously home to some of the most exquisite red wines to be found anywhere on earth, and is most commonly associated with the silky, elegant and flavorful Pinot Noir varietal wines which are commonly produced there. However, the superb and mineral rich soils fed by the Rhone river, and the long hot summers and mild autumns of the region produce a wide variety of fine grapes, and as such, Burgundy produces plenty of different wines which are equally as good as the produce the region is famed for. The region of Burgundy itself has a wine-making history which stretches back at least two thousand years, and as such, it comes as no surprise that the wineries which fill the dozens of controlled appellations of the region rely heavily on traditional methods and techniques when it comes to producing their famous wines.

Country: France

France is renowned across the globe for its quality wines and the careful expertise which goes into making them, but what is truly remarkable about this relatively small country is the vast range of wines it produces in such huge amounts each year. Not only are the finest red wines in the world said to come from the beautiful regions of Bordeaux and Burgundy, but elsewhere in the country we find the Champagne region, and areas such as the Rhone Valley and the Loire, whose white wines consistently receive awards and accolades by the plenty. This range is a result of the great variety of climatic conditions and terrain found in France, coupled with generations of wine makers working within single appellations. Their knowledge of specific terroirs and grape varieties has, over time, perfected the production of wines within their region, and the end results continue to impress the world to this day.