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Review: 2012 Château Thivin Côte de Brouilly a nuanced Beaujolais
Review: 2012 Château Thivin Côte de Brouilly a nuanced Beaujolais

Year in and year out, the Geoffray family of Château Thivin produces a reliably delicious Côte de Brouilly Beaujolais. It's a deep wine with some weight to it, made from Gamay vines on Mont Brouilly that are more than 50 years old. Tasting of sun-ripened raspberries and blackberries, the 2012 Château Thivin Côte de Brouilly has soft tannins and a long, satisfying finish. Treat it like the serious wine it is and pour it into a Burgundy glass to enjoy with grilled chops and sausages, roast chicken with butter and herbs tucked under the skin, or with a big plate of mushrooms sautéed with garlic and thyme. Region: Beaujolais, France Price: $20 to $25 ...

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