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CHATEAU DE PIZAY

Beaujolais

“Beaujolais is my ultimate summer wine. It's light and fruity and the locals even drink it chilled in the warmer months. I chose to include this as it shows that not all French reds are full-bodied and oaky”

ELIZABETH KELLY MW

Wine Information

About the wine

Gamay is the dominant grape variety in Beaujolais. It has thin skins and this means that there are low levels of tannin extracted in the winemaking process. As a result, the wine is typically light bodied and floral. Try it with charcuterie or grilled meats.

About the producer

If you’re looking for a fantastic Beaujolais, you can put your faith in Château de Pizay, whose wines have been enjoyed since the Middle Ages. They create wines through the length and breadth of the region and win multiple awards every year.

About the region

Beaujolais is immediately south of Burgundy, and, to some, it is considered part of the region. Its relatively warm growing season makes it the perfect environment for ripe, fruit-driven reds.

Dry
Sweetness
Sweet
Low
Acidity
High
Low
Tannins
High
Light
Body
Full