L’Envoyé, or “House of the Messenger,” champions
the unsung village farmers, many of whom have worked
their land through successive generations without
the acclaim afforded more illustriously cited neighbors.
for “flowery,” Fleurie is known for an elegant,
floral style of Beaujolais. If Moulin-à-Vent
is the King of Beaujolais, Fleurie is certainly
the Queen. Fruit is sourced from 80-year-old untrained
vines in the Chateau Vivier monopole, one of the
oldest monopole plots in the region.
is 100% Gamay Noir, with a bright, fruit-forward
nose of ripe plum, strawberry, rhubarb and violet,
dusted with hints of Christmas spices. The palate
is juicy and expressive, with elegant layers of
strawberry, black olive, cinnamon and coriander
on a long, full-flavored finish.
with the “Cheese Bread” recipe from our Wines
by Jennifer Cookbook!