Posts tagged "Clos de la Roilette"
Clos de la Roilette - Griffe du Marquis:  The Black Unicorn

Clos de la Roilette – Griffe du Marquis: The Black Unicorn

In the small pantheon of great Cru Beaujolis producers, Clos de la Roilette is certainly one of the finest.  And while their Cuvée Tardive certainly garners it’s fair share of well deserved attention, it’s rarer Griffe du Marquis is a gem.  The famed label featuring the horse head maybe easy to distinguish, but perhaps they...
Cru Beaujolais Revolution

Cru Beaujolais Revolution

Since one almost always expects a bottle of Burgundy to deliver something magical, one is often let down.  For every time we find that magic there are countless other times that Burgundy comes up short.  It’s all about expectation, and managing it.  That’s why I like Beaujolais, specifically Cru Beaujolais; expectations are easy to manage...