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2019 Dominique Piron Beaujolais Fleurie

Beaujolais, France

A fine, tense, mineral expression of Cru Beaujolais from one of the region's best-loved vineyards.

$38.00

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A wine very at ease with itself, and wonderful to drink.

Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

Fourteen generations of Pirons have grown and made wine in Beaujolais, with the latest, Dominique Piron, having a 40 year legacy of producing top-flight wines from the most iconic Crus. 

Le Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France dubbed him, "one of the architects of the revival of Morgon, tackling with boundless energy the expression of wines of terroir, vinified in the pure tradition of Beaujolais....”. Here Dominique shows his prowess in expressing the more mineral-charged and ethereal terroir of Fleurie.

It's a finer-boned wine than the Côte du Py. The 50 year old vines that form the basis of this wine deliver intensity and focus with wonderful floral perfume and a lingering sense of delicacy.

It's a truly charming iteration of Beaujolais from one of the masters of the region.

Winemaker Dominique Piron
Winemaker Dominique Piron
Beaujolais, France
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From The Producer

The cru is situated in the north of Beaujolais. The pink granite of the soils of steep Fleurie vineyards are more acid and produce lighter, more delicate wines than, say, Morgon, and can be some of the most charming of all Beaujolais. This wine from 50-year-old vines is perhaps a bit more mineral than the supple Brouilly, a slightly more ‘serious’ affair.

Blend : Gamay (100%)
ABV : 13.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2026
Bottle Size : 750ml

Dominique Piron
Dominique Piron
Beaujolais, France
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94Points
The Wine Front

"From 50 something year old vines, and I must say, I don’t mind a bit of Fleurie. Pretty, like me. Or did I mean petty? Fresh ripe raspberry, dried rose and spice, something a bit stony about it too, I’d suggest. Medium-bodied at most, light grip from fine powdery tannin, fresh and juicy feel, pretty and a little bit serious at once. Finish is bright and succulent. A wine very at ease with itself, and wonderful to drink." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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Pipped the Morgon by a whisper

A lot more muscle than I expected for a Fleurie but loved its structure and length.

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One of the best Red wine I ever had!

Easy to drink, light body, beautiful fragrance! Highly recommended!

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