Bill Buitenhuys wrote:2004 Château Thivin Côte de Brouilly Beaujolais $18 Imp: KLWM 12.5% abv.
Ok, it doesn’t have the character of Brun and it’s a bit too pricey, but this wine from Claude Geoffray sure is yummy. Light pinotish garnet color with a bursting, clean flavors of sour cherry and mineral. Light on the palate and wonderful acidity that just wakes up my taste buds. This is delicious.
Wow, I guess I'm not getting much support on the anti-04 beaujolais front. I found this too shrill. And that's not usually a complaint of mine!
Bill Buitenhuys wrote:I just found this so refreshing compared to a couple of over-ripe, over-oaked, heavy shiraz we had the previous nights. So by shrill do you mean too much, too sharp acid, Rahsaan?
but I just found the body completely lacking