Red Scare – Stay away from that Beaujolais Nouveau, sucker. By Mike Steinberger
“Why it was decided to make the region’s humblest juice — a wine mainly borne of its worst vineyards, a wine barely removed from the fermentation vat, a wine that is nothing more than pleasantly tart barroom swill — its international standard bearer is a question that will undoubtedly puzzle marketing students for generations to come. ”
Nouveau is a headache recipe. Just don’t do it. As well, I’d say stay away form the moulin a vent… it often has a barnyard quality that is off-putting to american palettes. try a bottle of tasty morgon instead.