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Manoir du Carra Beaujolais Villages 2017 Wine Review

Manoir du Carra Beaujolais Villages 2017

Manoir du Carra Beaujolais Villages 2017

Bordeaux A.C., France

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $15.95

Drink: 2020-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Manoir du Carra

Agent: Perigon Beverage Group

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Produced from 100% Gamay from old vines Gamay that are between 70 and 100 years old. Grapes undergo semi-carbonic maceration for 10-12 days and the wine is aged in large oak foudres for three to four months. The wine is unfiltered. Ruby red in the glass with dark cherry, blackberry and pepper spice aromas on the nose. Generous on the palate with bright cherry, dark berry and pepper spice on the palate. Finishes long and elegant. Domaine Manoir du Carra is located in the small town of Denice, and the estate dates back to 1850. The property is now run by Jean-Noël Sambardier, the fifth generation of his family to oversee winemaking here.

Food pairings: roast pork, grilled chicken breasts, gourmet burgers.

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This Manoir du Carra Beaujolais Villages 2017 was reviewed on October 23, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Beautiful and an excellent price too. Aromas of red cherry and raspberry with some black pepper and a hint of graphite. Medium bodied, with bright, mouthwatering acidity, ripe, fresh berry notes, and a spicy, mineral finish. Enjoy with pork, grilled chicken, or cedar planked salmon.
Manoir Du Carra 2017 is a Beaujolais Villages from the Manoir du Carra vineyard which has been producing Gamay since 1850. that date back to 1850. Vibrant and generous with ripe strawberries, black raspberry, dark berry, earthy and spicy flavours on the palate. Pair with a sausage cassoulet. This vintage was awarded gold at the 2018 Concours des Vins Macon. - Community Wine Reviews

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