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What grape is Beaujolais?

Gamay grape

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Likewise, people ask, what is the difference between Beaujolais and Beaujolais Nouveau?

The best Beaujolais come from one of the area's 10 named crus, or classified growths. Both Nouveau and the crus are made from the same Gamay grape. Nouveau wines are vinified quickly, via carbonic maceration, and made in a drink-now style.

Secondly, is Beaujolais Pinot Noir? First and foremost, Beaujolais is a French wine appellation. Due to the fact that the grapes were both born in the same region of Burgundy, Pinot Noir has always overshadowed the Gamay grape, except in the subregion of Beaujolais.

Correspondingly, how do you serve Beaujolais?

Serve Beaujolais Nouveau slightly cool, at about 55 degrees Fahrenheit-the wine is more refreshing and its forward fruit more apparent than if you serve it at room temperature. 9. Approximately 1/3 of the entire crop of the Beaujolais region is sold as Beaujolais Nouveau.

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