grape variety makes its best wines in the Beaujolais region
Because its wines tend to be light, low in alcohol, high in
acidity and very fruity, there is small margin for error before
it becomes too thin, too light or too acidic. The wines
are generally meant to be consumed within two years of bottling.
Only the Crus of Beaujolais
show much aging potential and none of them extend beyond 10
years. Cherry flavors dominate the nose and taste of young