2008 Louis Jadot Beaujolais-Villages

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He says: …this wine had a much better structure, both acidic and tannic than the Pinot Noir from the same producer.

She says: Life is too short to drink boring wine when there are so many interesting wines out there to explore!

2008 Maison des Bulliats Régnié

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She says: This was a good value wine and easily the best out of the three.

He says: For $16, I think it’s a bargain and worth a try, especially if you’re looking for an alternative to a budget bottle of Pinot Noir which keeps on disappointing you.

2008 Henry Fessy Saint-Amour

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He says: As the most expensive in our trio of wines from the region, it proved to be a poor value.

She says: At the $25 price point I can think of a long list of wines I’d prefer to drink.

2008 Georges Dubœuf Brouilly

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She says: There is not much to say about this wine; it was clearly the most disappointing.

He says: Even the bottle is dreadfully ugly. Avoid.

Wine truths

“I feel sorry for people who don't drink. When they wake up in the morning, that's as good as they're going to feel all day.”
by Frank Sinatra

Wine Ratings

★☆☆☆☆ - Poor quality. Avoid. Save your money. Between 80-84 points.

★★☆☆☆ - Average quality or poor value. Between 84-88 points. Some expensive wines are downgraded for bad value.

★★★☆☆ - Good. Between 88-92 points. Or a good value on the lower end of the point scale.

★★★☆☆ - Excellent quality. Between 92-96 points. Or a cheap yet good quality wine which is excellent value.

★★★☆☆ - Outstanding, best examples in the world. Between 96 and 100 points. A perfect wine.