Wine Enthusiast - March 2017

09.02.2017
Joseph Drouhin 2015 Hospices de Belleville (Fleurie) - 90 Points
Three parcels, totaling 16 acres from the Hospices de Belleville estate, provide the fruit for this wine. Wood aged and rich, the wine is fruity, packed with generous red-cherry flavors. There are concentration and some dark tannins as well as fine fruitiness and acidity. Drink this wine from 2018.
This is Drouhin's second vintage making wine in partnership with the Hospices de Belleville charity.

Joseph Drouhin 2015 Hospices de Belleville (Morgon) - 89 Points
Aged in large 130-gallon wood vats, this is Beaujolais made in a Burgundian style. It has ripe red fruits, a firm structure to allow aging and concentration.
It will develop over the next two years to give a generous rich wine. This is Drouhin's second vintage of handling the vines, wines and marketing in partnership with the Hospices de Belleville charity. Drink from 2018.

Joseph Drouhin 2015 Hospices de Belleville (Brouilly). - 88 Points
This is Drouhin's second vintage of handling the vines, wines and marketing in partnership with the Hospices de Belleville charity.
This open generous wine is packed with ripe red fruit and given shape by light tannins. There is a fresh crisp aftertaste that gives the wine a great lift.