Beaujolais Nouveau! and Beaujolais Flights

Bastille Café & Bar

Celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau 2015 on Thursday, November 19 starting at 5:30pm


Beaujolais 2015: The New, the Cru & the Gang of Four
Flights (2.5oz of each wine)

Nouveau! $14
Just-fermented juice from young vines -- a taste of the spectacular 2015 vintage
2015 Domaine Dupeuble Beaujolais Nouveau (from magnum)
2015 Domaine de Vissoux (Pierre Chermette) Beaujolais Nouveau (from magnum)
2015 Jean Foillard Beaujolais Nouveau (from Jeraboam)

Sparkling Gamay! $15
NV Terres Dorees, FV100, Beaujolais-Villages
NV Chanrion, Effervescence, Beaujolais-Villages
NV Patrice Colin, Coteaux du Vendemois, Loire

Oregon vis a vis Beaujolais $19
All the cool kids down south are growing Gamay!
2014 Bow & Arrow, Willamette Valley
2013 Chehalem, Ridegecrest Vineyards, Ribbon Ridge, Willamette Valley
2013 Brickhouse, Willamette Valley

Cru Beaujolais $19
A sampling of the best vineyards of Beaujolais
2012 Chanrion, Cotes de Brouilly
2011 Charly Thevenet, Grain and Granite, Regnie (100+ yr old vines)
2012 Diochon, Moulin-à-Vent Vieilles Vignes (50 – 85 yr old vines, from Magnum)

The Gang of Four $28
Four producers who employ natural winemaking principals and very, very old vines.
2012 Guy Breton, Morgon Vieilles Vignes (80 yr old vines)
2012 Jean-Paul Thévenet, Morgon Vieilles Vignes (110 yr old vines!)
2011 Jean Foillard, Cote du Py, Morgon (90 yr old vines, from Magnum)
2011 Marcel Lapierre Cuvée Marcel Lapierre, Morgon (100 yr old vines)

Beaujolais for the Ages
Can Beaujolais age? I assumed no, until I tried a 1978 Marcel Lapierre Morgon -- It ain’t all Nouveau!
2005 Chanrion, Cotes de Brouilly
2009 Jean Foillard, Cuvee 3.14, Cote du Py, Morgon (100 yr old vines)
2011 Thibault Liger-Belair, Morgon (built to age)