Best feature: screwcap. Reminiscent of powdered cherry jello aroma, tastes like thin cherry wine with a big, hot finish though at 12:5% it’s not a high-alcohol wine.

WHO Labouré-Roi
WHAT Gamay, Beaujolais Nouveau
WHERE France, Burgundy, Beaujolais
WHEN 2009
HOW MUCH $10.99 (advance sample)

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