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Cru Beaujolais: No Nouveau here!

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North Loop Wine and Spirits

218 North Washington Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55401

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Twin Cities Wine Education is proud to present a night of stunning Beaujolais, with no Nouveau in sight!

Cru Beaujolais: No Nouveau Here!

Beaujolais has suffered an identity crisis of massive proportions in the last twenty years in the United States. Why? Because of a tsunami of utterly forgettable (but often fun to gulp down) Beaujolias Nouveau that arrives on our shores every November.

This year, we're taking Beaujolias back!

Introducting "Cru Beaujolais: No Nouveau Here!", a night of where you get to re-discover just how stunning, age-worthy, detailed, and perfect the wines of Beaujolais can be.

This will be a Nouveau free zone!

The ten 'Crus' of Beaujoalis make up a tapestry of vineyards that are technically part of Burgundy but rarely recognized as such. Many Burgundy producers make serious wine from the Gamay grape in Beaujolais, but few consumers get access to these gems (until now).

We will discuss all ten Crus (Saint Amour, Chenas, Julienas, Moulin-A-Vent, Fleurie, Chiroubles,Morgon, Regnie, Brouilly, and Cotes de Brouilly), and what sets them apart while tasting a range of selections and getting to know the Gamay grape.

Which are best for drinking in the short term? Which age gracefully? Which are well known for a Rhone-Valley like earthiness? What sets them apart? (Hint: the geology combined with elevation plays a major factor here).

Of course, we will taste a stunning array of Cru Beaujoalis that will leave you changed when it comes to this region and the Gamay grape.

Included, as always, is education, commentary, and the best wine education handouts around.

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North Loop Wine and Spirits

218 North Washington Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55401

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