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Beaujolais Nouveau Events?

K.O. Slow Nov 10, 2006 03:51 PM

Does anyone know of any Beaujolais Nouveau events going on in Brooklyn this year?

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    parkslopemama RE: K.O. Slow Nov 12, 2006 12:44 AM

    I think they are having something at Provence en Boite (Smith St.).

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      Larry Brooks RE: K.O. Slow Nov 19, 2006 11:12 AM

      By the way, the Dubouef BN is -garbage-. Just sayin'.

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        parkslopemama RE: Larry Brooks Nov 19, 2006 03:21 PM

        Larry, could you explain why you say the Georges Duboeuf BN is "garbage"? Just curious.

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          Larry Brooks RE: parkslopemama Nov 19, 2006 05:06 PM

          Each year the Duboeuf is slightly different, as are all the yields of Gamay grapes. Every year has different weather and soil, etc. etc, same as any grape. I buy it every year just to see if a $12 -massively- produced wine will be a standout. Sometimes it is. I don't recall the year but a few back it was notably good. This year, I'd say it has a nice nose and good color but not much beyond that. Way too dry for what I'd expect of BN and also a lingering mineralish acidity. Thats as good as I can review without getting into wine snob speak. I don't hate BN by default but I do look for other BN choices beyond Duboeuf.

      2. Huffy RE: K.O. Slow Nov 19, 2006 01:05 PM

        I have seen signs at Fada (N. 8th and Berry) and Juilette (N. 5th and Bedford) as both having Beaujolais Nouveau events. (WIlliamsburg)

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          mrnyc RE: K.O. Slow Nov 19, 2006 07:22 PM

          not bk, but we had breakfast at FLORENT this morning. they are advertising something. bien sur!

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