Saturday, November 13, 2010

Beaujolais Nouveau

I had no idea what this was until a few years ago when my aunt brought a bottle of this to Thanksgiving Dinner.  It was a tradition for her to pick up a bottle at the same time in November every year.

Beaujolais Nouveau in a nutshell is wine that comes from the Beaujolais region of France that has only been fermenting for a month or two, depending on when France had their grape harvest that year.  We are both in the Northern Hemisphere so their harvest is typically Sept-Oct time frame so that means it would have been fermenting for a month to month and a half.
They rush it into warehouses around the world by FedEx, and then release it on the 3rd Thursday of November for sale. 

That's November 18th this year.

So go buy a's not bad.  Very light and fruity, but it's more tradition than it is taste!

No comments:

Post a Comment

About This Blog

Come follow our home winemaking journey starting with fresh grapes from California in fall 2010.
Powered by Blogger.
Heinsohn's Country Store
Heinsohn's Country Store
- Find all the products to make country living a lot easier and a WHOLE LOT more fun!
Food and Wine Blogs
OnToplist is optimized by SEO
Add blog to our blog directory.

  © Blogger template Foam by 2009

Back to TOP