Category Archives: Beaujolais

2014 Beaujolais wines from Georges Descombes

French-Swedish wine dealer Caviste once again showed a fresh batch of wines from Georges Descombes in Beaujolais, this time 2014s. I’ve missed out on most of Caviste’s release tastings in the first half of 2016, so it was good to be back at one of … Continue reading

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Some 2013/2014 Beaujolais wines from Georges Descombes

Thanks to the French-Swedish wine dealer Caviste, I have again tasted some wines from Beaujolais producer Georges Descombes. I’ve written about these wines two times earlier, the 2012s last year and the 2011s the year before. The latter blog post also includes some more info on Beaujolais in … Continue reading

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2012s from Georges Descombes – serious Beaujolais

Georges Descombes is a high-end Beaujolais producer, and their (French-)Swedish distributor Caviste just launched some of their 2012s, from three different crus. Last year, I tasted some of the 2011s and wrote about my impressions of them. At the same time, … Continue reading

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Mixed March news including three 2010 Syrahs and three Pinots

This Monday I attended a wine club tasting of March news from our dear Swedish alcohol monopoly Systembolaget. (Well, to me it as about as dear as the bread queues were to the good people of the Soviet union.) This … Continue reading

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Some French and other wines from Roberson

London-based wine merchant Roberson Wine (I always have to stop myself from adding a “t” to their name…) also markets a select range to my native Sweden via a translated version of their website, and I recently tasted some of their … Continue reading

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2011 Beaujolais from Georges Descombes

Georges Descombes is a high-end Beaujolais producer with vineyards in several different Beaujolais crus. I recently tried three 2011s presented by a Swedish distributor, Caviste, at a larger wine-tasting event where eight quality-oriented importers showed some of their range. This might … Continue reading

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