If I Could Buy Only One – August 21st VINTAGES Release

We asked our writers, “If you could buy only one wine from this release, which one would it be and why?”

P. Ferraud & Fils Les Merrains Beaujolais Villages 2018

($15.95, Marchands des Ameriques)
Michael GodelP. Ferraud & Fils Les Merrains Beaujolais Villages 2018 is a sweetly herbal and high fructose scenting gamay with excitable tonality and full-flavour profile. Blackish fruit in surround of a red core and this almost tomato-basil-olive oil salad feel. Quite fresh in gastronomy but deep, sonorous and leaf-earthy. Fine example at the Villages level to be sure and a steal at the price. For $16 you will not find gamay anywhere on the planet that can touch this wine, including Beaujolais.

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