When I found out that Fermentation had won the vote this week I was bit stuck to begin with. Every alcoholic drink at some point goes through some form of fermentation, so I had to go for a special kind of fermentation. Hence Carbonic Maceration. But what on earth is that?
Fermentation has only gone and blood won it! That last minute electioneering from Wine By Ari has sealed the deal and it’s your pick for week 57.
So what are the things to know about what Beaujolais is like as a wine?
Gamay, as a grape is grown in quite a few places round the world to some decent success, but it is the most famous son of the Beaujolais region. It’s what the majority of the red wines in the region are made from.